Carolyn Dutra Dance Studio
Tradition...with an EDGE
Studios in Warwick, Cranston, Smithfield, RI
Winner BEST Dance Studio and Dance School in RI, 2017, 2018
What to Wear
Approved Dress Code for 2018-2019 Dance Season
  • For continuity throughout all studios and classes, please follow the below requirements.
  • ​It is essential that the correct dance attire be worn in class at all times so teachers may observe proper placement and alignment.  
  • When dressed like a dancer, students FEEL like a dancer and will be more confident! 
  • Dress codes also help remind dancers that they are a part of a group. The following items are selected specifically for each level. 
  • Please purchase these specific items from our suggested retailers.
  • We are transitioning to some new items.  If an item is new, you may wear your current style until you need to purchase the new item.
  • For the safety of our dancers, jewelry may not be worn.  Small earrings only.
Mommy and Me
Girls:
Capezio short sleeve pink leotard
Capezio ballet pink transition tights
So Danca full sole leather ballet slippers
Boys: ​White T-shirt, Black pants, Black ballet shoes​
Parents:​ Comfortable clothes​, shoes not worn outside

Preschool and Primary
Girls:                                            
Hair pulled away from face
Capezio short sleeve light blue leotard (no skirts attached)
Capezio ballet pink transition tights
So Danca full sole leather ballet slippers
Capezio black patent leather tap shoes
NO Ballet Skirts or Tutus
​Skin tone spaghetti strap camisole is needed for all performances
Boys: White Tshirt​, Black pants​, Black ballet shoes​, Black tap shoes​

Level 1/2
Hair should be in a bun for Ballet
Capezio long sleeve black nylon leotard (134C)
Capezio transition tights ballet pink (Ballet) and light suntan (Jazz/Tap)
So Danca split sole ballet slippers pink (SD-60L)
Capezio jazz shoes caramel (EJ2-C)
Capezio Mary Jane tap shoes Caramel (3800)
Optional:  Black High Waisted Shorts (G238) for Jazz/Tap Only
​Skin tone spaghetti strap camisole is needed for all performances
 
Level 3/4
​Black one piece leotard
Light suntan transition tights
Capezio jazz shoes black (EJ2C)
Capezio tap shoe black (CG19)
​Lyrical/Contemporary Shoes TBA, toe undies or barefoot until decided
Black High Waisted Shorts (G238) or Black High Waisted Motionwear Leggings
12mm Double ring rhinestone earrings for performances
​Skin tone spaghetti strap camisole is needed for all performances
 

Preparatory/Pee Wee Company
Major Motion lycra leotard long sleeve (2102)
Leotard and tights should always be worn in ballet.  Alternative all black leotards may be worn in class as well, but all dancers must have the MM lycra leotard.
Capezio transition tights ballet pink and light suntan
So Danca split sole leather ballet slipper Pink (SD-60L)
Capezio jazz shoe caramel (EJ2-C)
Capezio Mary Jane tap shoes Caramel (3800)
Solid Black High Waisted Shorts G238
Solid Black High Waisted Motionwear Leggings 7018
10mm Double ring rhinestone earrings for performance
​Skin tone spaghetti strap camisole is needed for all performances
 
Rhythmettes/Jr/Sr Company
Major Motion lycra leotard long sleeve (2102)
Leotard and tights should always be worn in ballet.  Alternative all black leotards may be worn in class as well, but all dancers must have the MM lycra leotard.
Capezio transition tights ballet pink and light suntan
So Danca split sole ballet slipper Pink (SD-60L)
Capezio jazz shoe caramel and black (EJ2-C)
Capezio tap shoe CG19
Character Shoe TBA
Body Wrapper Mock Neck Crop Top BWP263
​(Solid Black required for all choreography/rehearsals, other colors may be worn in class.)
Other Approved items: 
Short Sleeve Crop Top TB214, Camisole Tank TB104, Motionwear racerback tank:  3502
Solid Black High Waisted Shorts G238       
Solid Black High Waisted Motionwear Leggings 7018
12mm Double ring rhinestone earrings for performance
​Skin tone spaghetti strap camisole is needed for all performances
 
Hip Hop
For class, wear comfortable clothes and sneakers that have not been worn outside.  No tight jeans.  Do not wear street shoes inside studio.
​Any ALL black dance sneaker and  Capezio transition light suntan tights will be needed for the recital.
If you are taking a class before Hip Hop, put your Hip Hop clothes on over your previous dance wear.
​Skin tone spaghetti strap camisole is needed for all performances
 
Acro
Acro 5-9, Acro 7-11
Primary age dancers
Light blue short sleeve leotard and pink transition tights. Optional- fitted solid black shorts
Boys: White fitted shirt and athletic shorts​
Level 1 and up age dancers
​Solid Black leotards and pink/tan transition tights. Optional- fitted solid black shorts
Boys: White fitted shirt and athletic shorts
​(Acro 5-9 & 7-11 may need pink tights for recital)
​Skin tone spaghetti strap camisole is needed for all performances​

Acro Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
​Solid Black leotard and pink/tan transition tights, Optional: fitted solid black shorts
Boys: White fitted shirt and athletic shorts​
​Skin tone spaghetti strap camisole is needed for all performances​

Contemporary (choose any top and bottom)
​Solid Black leotard and tights may be worn
Suggested items are:
*Solid Black Short Sleeve Crop Top TB214 
*Solid Black Camisole Tank TB104  
*Body Wrapper Mock Neck Crop Top BWP263
*Motionwear racerback tank:  3502
*Solid Black High Waisted Shorts G238
*Solid Black High Waisted Motionwear Leggings (Motionwear 7018)
​Skin tone spaghetti strap camisole is needed for all performances
 
Camisoles (needed for all performances and dress rehearsals)              
It is NOT to be worn as a leotard in class.
All dancers need a CAMISOLE.  This is a flesh colored spaghetti strap leotard that is worn under costumes at recital.
Please choose the color camisole that is closest to your dancer’s skin tone.
​​Skin tone spaghetti strap camisole is needed for all performances
We do not sell dancewear at our Studios.

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