Carolyn Dutra Dance Studio
Tradition...with an EDGE
Studios in Warwick, Cranston, Smithfield, RI
Winner PROJO Best RI Dance School 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
Smithfield Parade
Sunday, December 4th

Pee Wee, Rhythmette, Junior and Senior Company dancers will march and dance in the Smithfield All Lit Up Parade! A fun routine will be taught in classes. 

Parade starts at 4pm from Smithfield High School ending at lighting of the tree in the town green across from Smithfield Fire Department headquarters. 

Arrival/Pickup Details:
  • Drop off dancers 3pm to Gallager Middle School 10 Indian Run Trail, Smithfield, RI 02917 *This is not an arrive early event. We want dancers to stay warm as long as possible. Get out of your warm cars at 3pm :)
  • Parade length is approximately 1.5 miles. We don't know how long it will take us to march- see you at the end!
  • One parent meet at end of parade at tree lighting in back parking lot of St. Thomas Episcopal Church. (See picture below)
Text Google Line if you need to reach CDDS staff day of parade: 401-288-1232

Students will be masked (regardless of vaccination status) and distancing will be upheld to the best of our ability in the hopes that no one will be considered a close contact.

What to Wear:
  • DRESS WARM!
  • Everyone wear a mask regardless of vaccination status.
  • A Santa hat! Wear if you have one. If not, one will be provided for you!
  • Red Winter Accessories (minimal logos/designs please): 
    • Red gloves, red scarf (short just around neck, not long past waist)
    • Red socks (solid red, not decorated, wear outside of leggings, ankle or mid calf height).
    • Optional: ear warmer headband can be worn under the Santa hat for extra warmth. 
  • Black leggings. Wear tights and layers under for warmth.
  • CDDS warmup jacket. Layer underneath for warmth with long sleeve black leotard, camisole, black turtleneck, thermal shirt, etc.
  • Black sneakers. (don't have to be 100% solid black but minimal other colors please.)
  • LIGHT UP! This is a big one - - wear glow sticks, wrap yourself in lights, etc! (No light up tutu's. If you have questions on your glow items email them in advance.)
  • Optional: Black winter jacket or vest over warmup jacket. Ex. North Face fleece, fleece or puffy vest, nothing too bulky or past waist. (If you're warm enough with layers under your warmup jacket that is fine. We are not saying to buy a new winter jacket for this event. We want you to be warm!)
Makeup/Hair/Earrings:
  • Full performance eye makeup (false eyelashes rhy/jr/sr) 
  • NEW ONLY FOR PARADE* Add glitter and shine so your faces stand out at night!
  • Low bun, center part. 
  • Rhinestone earrings.