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Dance, Music, & Theater

Exposing children to the arts is a wonderful way to expand their world view and challenge them.

Plus, you never know when you have a budding dancer, musician, or actor on your hands! Below is an alphabetical list of Dance, Music, and Theater organizations, many of whom also do major performances. This list is a work in progress and we will be adding to it over time. If you know of a business not listed here, please contact us at susan@kidoinfo.com. Coming soon: Read articles about these organizations and see what shows they have coming up!  

Please note that this list is for informational purposes. Kidoinfo has not tested nor endorses any business unless otherwise noted. 

Barrington Music Studio
33 Kent St STE G, Barrington, RI 02806
Offers music education for individuals of every age and skill level. Offers camps during vacations. Repairs and sells instruments and offers recording.

Carolyn Dutra Dance Studio
Studios in Warwick, Cranston, and Smithfield
For 45 years, Carolyn Dutra has been educating, inspiring, and leading students through dance, while encouraging kindness, tolerance and unity. CDDS is an inclusive studio, all children are welcome here.

Dance Expression
926 Aquidneck Avenue, Middletown RI, 02842
Classes, performances, competitive team. At Dance Expressions, dancers are exposed to various styles and techniques that allow them to learn and grow in a warm but challenging environment. For the serious and motivated dancers, they also offer master classes taught by different choreographers from all across the country.

Elite Dance Challenge
222 Metro Center Boulevard, Unit 1, Warwick, RI 02886
National dance competition organization.

Festival Ballet Providence
825 Hope St., Providence RI 02906

This  ballet schools offers classes, performances, community programs, and unique public displays of dance. With powerful stories and fresh innovations, Festival Ballet moves our community with living art that transforms and uplifts. From classical masterworks to contemporary world premieres, there’s something to move everyone.

Kindermusik With Maria
244 Middle Road, Portsmouth, RI 02871
Offers anytime enrollment. Kindermusik provides music-based education for children from birth through age seven. Studio is attached to owner’s home.

Let’s Dance Studio
Offices in West Warwick and East Greenwich
The recreational dancer, the career -minded or college-bound student, and anyone who just wants to have fun dancing – these are the students of Lets Dance Studio. Instruction in Jazz, Ballet, Tap, Gymnastics, Lyrical, and Hip Hop. Teachers at Lets Dance strive to instill the love of dance in our students, while challenging each student to set goals and achieve these goals.

Luca Music
1530 Mineral Spring Avenue, North Providence, RI 02906
Sells pianos and paino services, offers lessons and musical instrument rentals. Authorized Yamaha piano dealer. Lessons offered in both North Providence and Middletown.

Mama’s Boy Music
510 East Main Road, Middletown, RI 02842
Sells, sets up, and repairs guitars and offers lessons for all types of guitars (bass, acoustic, electric). A cash only business. 

Mary Ann Hall’s Music for Children
PO Box 2444, Providence RI 02906
Offers classes from 4 months to 4th grade, which include piano, recorder, ukulele, and musical theatre.

More than Music
170 Tower Hill Rd. North Kingstown, RI 02852
Offers lessons in voice, piano, guitar, bass guitar, percussion, woodwinds, brass, and strangs. Offers many styles of music including jazz, classical and pop.

Noteworthy Music
175 Eddie Dowling Hwy., North Smithfield RI 02896
Offers music instruction in piano, guitar, vocal, percussion and provides lessons in all band instruments. They teach various musical styles to meet your musical needs.

Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC)
220 Weybosset Street, Providence, Rhode Island 02903
Located in a beautiful, historic theater, PPAC offers everything from broadway shows to theater scholarships to school programming. PPAC is committed to providing the community with the highest quality performances, learning opportunities, and outreach to enrich the lives of students, families, educators, and adults, while creating lasting shared memories.

Rock-a-Baby
63 Carriage Drive, Lincoln, RI 02865
Rock-a-Baby is an interactive music program for infants and toddlers. Each week they introduce a new theme through song, dance, and puppets – exploring simple musical concepts through live and recorded sound. Rock-a-Baby also does shows at various venues and birthday parties.

Sing With B Music
640 Ten Rod Road, North Kingstown, RI 02852 
Sing With B is dedicated to providing musical child enrichment classes through Music Together®, offering musical birthday party entertainment and musical events for families and schools.

South County Movement Center
335 Woodville Alton Road, Hope Valley, RI 02986
Offers a wide variety of dance and gymnastics programs that range from Parent-Toddler classes to competitive Dance and Gymnastics teams.

Stadium Theatre
28 Monument Square, Woonsocket, RI 02895
Since being restored in 2001, the Theatre has developed into a community center where famed international artists grace the same stage as community arts organizations such as community theatre, dance, and music groups. They also offer classes. It’s mission is to offer the widest variety of high caliber, live entertainment at family-affordable prices.

Rhode Island’s Ballet Theater
20 Loring Street, Middletown, RI 02842
A classical ballet company training talented young dancers for regional professional companies and college dance scholarships. The company’s goal is to help promising young dancers reach their full potential through a pre-professional training program.

Talent Factory
Locations in North Kingstown, South Kingstown, and Providence (coming Fall 2020)
Dance and theater classes, twirl, performance teams, birthday parties, and summer camps. Our mission at the Talent Factory is to offer high caliber training while providing students with a positive and friendly atmosphere.

The Rhody Center
410 Tiogue Avenue, Coventry, RI 02816
Offers group classes and private lessons in music and dance, for adults and children, in a wide variety of traditions. Also hosts special events and workshops. Offerings rotate and change.  Offers need-based scholarships.

True Reflections Dance & Fitness
426 Buttonwoods Avenue, Warwick, RI 02886
Dance and fitness for all ages, shapes, sizes, and abilities. Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Acrobats, Yoga, Hip Hop, Zumba Kids, Yoga, Zumba, Barre Fitness, Rebounder Fitness, Piloxing, Personal Training, Private Lessons, Wedding and Event Choreography, and more.

You Rock School of Music
1802 Broad Street, Cranston, RI 02905
All ages. You Rock offers individual and group music lessons for guitar, bass, drums, piano, ukulele and voice. Also offers songwriting and performance techniques.

Warwick Dance & Gymnastics Academy
18 Whitford Street, Warwick, RI 02889
All of the dance and gymnastics programs from beginner to advanced focus on the development of our students’ technical and creative skills.

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