DFA/CDDS Awards Banquet

Sunday, March 24, 2024
Rhodes on the Pawtuxet, Cranston RI
11am - Recreational Dancers  Approximately 60 minutes
1pm - Company Dancers and Siblings 
Approximately 90 minutes
Students in the Grand March arrive 30 minutes before their banquet. Doors open for all  guests 15 minutes before each banquet.

The CDDS/DFA Banquet is a time to celebrate our DANCERS! ALL CDDS Dancers and families are invited! Dancers with CDDS for 5+ years are recognized for their significant commitment to dance.
  • 5+ years dancing at CDDS receives a medal - SIGN UP BY 1/29
  • 10+ years dancing at CDDS receives a medal and trophy  - SIGN UP BY 1/29
  • Special Awards and scholarships given 
  • Induction into the Banana Split Club, National Honors Society, Top Fans of CDDS and more!
  • Student Showcase - Dancers perform their own self-choreographed group routines :)

Please note
  • Photos and Video may be taken
  • There is no food at this event
  • No helium balloons permitted in venue.
  • See below to sign up for Awards honoring dancers who have been with CDDS for 5+ years

Looking forward to a great day all about our dancers!


On sale via email orders NOW through February 7, 2024
  • Dancer needs a purchased ticket.
  • Credit card on file will be charged. No additional processing fees.
  • Email receipt will be sent upon processing. Show email receipt at door as ticket.
  • Children 1 and under do not need a ticket, will sit on a lap (Do not include them in your ticket order.)
  • Open Seating
  • No refunds

How to Order:
Email:  cddstickets@gmail.com  
Subject:  Banquet Tickets - [Dancer Name]
  • Dancer Full Name:
  • Studio Location (Warwick, Cranston, Smithfield) or which Company you are in:
  • Years Dancing at CDDS:
  • Banquet Time: [11am Recreational or 1pm Company]
  • Number of Tickets Purchasing (including dancer):
Your card on file will be charged upon processing your order. You will receive a receipt via email that is your ticket to show at the door.


Dancers who have been at CDDS for 5+ years are acknowledged for their dedication and commitment to dance. 
Click the button below to sign up for an award by January 29th 
Email info@carolyndutradancestudio.com with any questions.

All dancers who attend, regardless of years at CDDS, are eligible for Special Awards give by their teachers!

Awards are given at the Banquet. If absent, will be given in class.

Student Showcase

All dancers Primary and up who have been at CDDS for 5 years or more are invited to audition a group student choreographed routine! Here is your chance to get together with your dance friends and show us your creative side. We want to see what inspires YOU in dance! Students should get together in small groups on their own time and explore the choreographic and team work processes. Have fun with it!

Submissions due by February 1st. Audition held March 2nd.

Grand March

Dancers in Hip Hop 7-11, Level 1 & up , regardless of years dancing at CDDS , are invited to perform in the Grand March routine at their Banquet. All dancers learn the routine in class. Recreational rehearsal TBD.  No sign up needed. Arrive on banquet day, 30 minutes before your banquet, ready to dance in your red CDDS shirt, black leggings, black socks and black shoes!