Carolyn Dutra Dance Studio
Tradition...with an EDGE
Studios in Warwick, Cranston, Smithfield, RI
Winner BEST Dance School in RI, 2017, 2018, 2019
Master Class Monday
Dancewear Requirements:
Ballet
black leotard, pink tights, black bra if necessary, hair in a neat bun
Jazz/Contemporary
Hair should be pulled back in a secure high ponytail
Dancers may wear any all black leotard and light suntan tights or any items from this list:  
*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)
Dancers should always be dressed tastefully and if are unsure, should see the director.
BALLET 11-13, 13+
July 8, 15, 29, August 5, 12, Ashley Andries
Ashley began dancing at the age of five and received her early ballet training from Eastern Connecticut Ballet. Having attended several summer programs including The Boston Ballet, and Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet, she then spent two years as a competitor in the Youth America Grand Prix. In her High School years, Ashley began training with Festival Ballet Providence and shortly became a professional dancer with the company by the age of 17. She has performed in numerous productions such as Balanchine's Rubies and Donizetti, Anthony Tutor's Continuo, and Leaves are Fading. She has starred as Juliet in Romeo and Juliet choreographed by Yves de Bouteiller, Princess Budhur in 1001 Nights by Eldar Aliev, Cygnets in Swan Lake and various roles in the Nutcracker, including the Snow Queen, Arabian and Sugar Plum Fairy. Other various works have included pieces by Viktor Plotnikov, Avichai Scher, and Mihailo Djuric. She also has danced as a guest artist for many schools and companies throughout the New England. Ashley’s passion for the art of ballet has not only allowed her to perform, but has also lead her to quite the career as an instructor. She shares her art as a faulty member at several studios in and around Massachusetts, Rhode Island and in San Diego.
BALLET 9-11
July 8, 15, 29, August 5, 12 Chryssa Mitchell

Chryssa is an instructor at the Carolyn Dutra Dance Studio, a former Carolyn Dutra Company Member, former member and soloist with the Southern Rhode Island Youth Ballet Company, and was accepted into the prestigious Pennsylvania Ballet School Summer Program. She has successfully completed the Dance Teachers Club of Boston’s certified dance instructor program and received the award for highest Ballet scores, written and performance, in her graduating class. She is an Early Childhood Educator with a bachelors degree from Wheelock College, Boston, MA and has completed coursework in the Special Education Masters program at Lesley University, Cambridge, MA. In continuing her dance education, Chryssa has also attended the “8 and under curriculum” and “ballet intensive” workshops at the DanceLife Retreat Center, Norton, MA. Sheis a Certified Instructor with Rhythm Works Integrative Dance. RWID provides inclusive dance classes created specifically for kids and adults with individual learning differences and other special needs.

Jazz/Contemporary Teachers

July 8, Anna McDonnell
Anna began her training at the Patti Eisenhauer Dance Center and is an award winning choreographer and dance teacher for children ages 2 to 18 at PEDC. She has performed in The Nutcracker, as well assisting in direction and backstage management. Anna is a student at Bridgewater State University studying for a degree in Psychology.
July 15, August 12, Erin Stomski
Dancing for over 20 years, Erin has trained under many well known instructors and companies intensively in areas of ballet, pointe, jazz, contemporary, lyrical, modern, and tap. Some of her professional credits include dancing and modeling for Reebok Industry; choreographing, assisting, and judging at “Turn It Up Dance Challenge” Nationals, TD Bank WOW awards, and modeling for Capezio dance wear. Erin’s performance credits include, Salt N’ Pepa, Fat Joe and Sean Kingston’s opening number concert dancer, Boston Symphony Orchestra, KISS 108, HGTV, Boston Contemporary Dance Festival, The Nutcracker presented by Ballet Arts Worcester, Miss Massachusetts Pageant, and Boston Celtics games. Erin has been apart of multiple hip hop crews in Boston like CONcept ARTists, Static Noyze, and PROjectNailz. Her crews have been numerously crowned champions in competitions World of Dance Boston and Prelude New England. Outside of her dancing she loves teaching and choreographing all styles of dance as her full time job at numerous studios around Massachusetts. Recently Erin has been further studying to advance in her newly found passion, fitness, to become a personal trainer and help others achieve a healthy lifestyle.
July 29 HAMILTON Cast Member Paige Kraumbach
At the age of five, Paige began dancing at Yevette Spark’s Dance Center in Wyoming. She then moved to Wisconsin where she continued her dance training at Misty’s Dance Unlimited. Here, she decided she wanted to peruse dance as not only a hobby but as a profession. After high school she auditioned for AMDA, The American Musical and Dramatic Academy, in LA and was accepted into the Dance Theatre department. In the Spring of 2016, Paige graduated with her BFA in Dance Theatre and then continued on to auditioning in Los Angeles with the help of her agents, BLOC Talent Agency. Before receiving her job with Hamilton, she gained dance and acting credits from The Greatest Showman Live Commercial, Vivo Selfie Commercial and the Venetian New Years Party.
Dress Code:  black leotard, tights, black jazz pants
Hair in a high pony tail
August 5, Katie Kozul
Katie Kozul began her dance training at the Gold School in Brockton, Massachusetts under the direction of Rennie Gold and her mother, Kathy Kozul. She attended the Walnut Hill School for the Performing Arts and later went on to the Alvin Ailey/Fordham University BFA program. Kozul joined Hubbard Street 2 of Hubbard Street Dance Chicago as an apprentice in September 2012 and was promoted to company member in August 2013. She had the opportunity to perform works by Alejandro Cerrudo, Robyn Mineko Williams, Terence Marling, Ihsan Rustem, Bryan Arias, Loni Landon, Norbert De la Cruz, Alex Soares, and Gregroy Dolbashian. Katie is currently on faculty at The Gold School, Walnut Hill School of the Arts, Northeast School of Ballet, and has been invited to guest teach at several arts organizations in the area.