Carolyn Dutra Dance Studio
Tradition...with an EDGE
Studios in Warwick, Cranston, Smithfield, RI
Winner PROJO Best RI Dance School 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
Private Lessons
CDDS offers private and semi-private lessons for serious students ages 6+ seeking individualized technique training.
Lessons available in Ballet, Pointe (if already en pointe), Tap, Jazz, Contemporary, Acrobatics, Strength & Conditioning at Warwick, Cranston, Smithfield.
  • At this point in the season, private lessons are ideal for students interested in auditioning for Company this Summer and extra help on Recital routines. 
  • Small groups of 2-4 students are encouraged.
  • Masks optional. See Covid Safety page for full details.
  • All staff fully vaccinated.
  • Email requests (see below). Lessons are booked from earliest time spot first. Spots available until reserved with payment.
Availability
Book 45 or 60 minutes. Private or small group.
Booking through end of May, subject to change.
Updated 5/24/22

Miss Rachel:
Friday, May 27, 2022 @ Warwick Studio
4:45-5:30pm
5:30-6:15pm
6:15-7:00pm

Miss Chryssa: 
Friday, May 27, 2022 @ Warwick Studio
6:30-7:15pm

Miss Diana:
Tuesdays 6:15pm @ Cranston Studio (45 or 60 minute lesson)

How to request a private/semi private lesson:
  • Email info@carolyndutradancestudio.com with the following:
  • Name and current level of student(s).
  • Requested lesson day/time/location:
  • Duration of lesson (45, 60 minute)
  • Frequency of lesson (ie. one time, weekly, etc.)
  • Style and goals student(s) wants to work on:
  • Student vaccinatoin status:
You will receive a reply with availability based on your request. We will do our best to meet your first preferences :) Faculty, schedule and location will be arranged individually based on availability.

Rates
Private Lesson - 1 Student
45 minutes - $45
60 minutes - $55

Semi-Private Lesson - 2-4 Students
Siblings taking private lessons together receive a 10% discount.
45 minutes - $35/student
60 minutes - $45/student

Payments
  • Payment due upon confirmation of lesson. Credit card (Visa, Mastercard).
  • Monthly payments in full is preferred for ongoing lessons. 
  • Payment secures your lesson.
  • There are no refunds.
  • If there are any dates you cannot attend please email us in advance and fee will be adjusted accordingly.
Cancellation Policy:
  • Notify Studio via email immediately and phone if you need to cancel. Payment available as credit to account for future use if cancel at least 24 hours prior to lesson. No credit available if cancel within 24 hours of lesson. No refunds.
  • If an instructor is unavailable, a substitute will be provided and the lesson will still take place. If we are unable to provide a substitute, the lesson will be rescheduled at no additional cost.
Private Lessons In-Studio Guidelines:
  • Arrive 5 minutes before lesson start time for entrance process.
  • Arrive wearing CDDS dress code and Ballet shoes in slide sandals and mask upon exiting vehicle.
  • Have Tap and Jazz shoes, black dance shorts/leggings, and an extra mask in small dance bag.
  • Parents may wait in their vehicle in parking lot during lesson or leave and come back 5 minutes before end of lesson.
  • Only students and staff permitted in Studio.
  • Review In-Studio Guidelines as most do apply to Private Lessons.
Notify us immediately via email and phone if any of the following Covid-19 related items apply and do not attend lesson:
  • If a student isn't feeling well.
  • If a student tests positive for Covid-19.
  • If a student is exposed to someone who tests positive for Covid-19.
  • If someone in your household is sick and getting tested for Covid-19.
  • If a student travels to a state with current RI travel restrictions. See website for list of states.
Not available at this time:
Faculty: Carolyn Dutra
Private Lesson - 1 Student
45 minutes - $60

Semi-Private Lesson - 2 Students
45 minutes - $50/student


Yoga with Miss Blair
Private Lesson - 1 Student
45 minutes - $45
60 minutes - $55

Semi-Private Lesson - 2 Students of similar age
Siblings taking private lessons together receive 10% discount.
45 minutes - $30/student
60 minutes - $40/student

Semi-Private Lesson - 3-5 Students of similar age
Siblings taking private lessons together receive 10% discount.
45 minutes - $20/student
60 minutes - $25/student
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