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Rhode Island Dance Stores
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Last update September 16, 2007

Dance Stores
In Rhode Island & Nearby
BRISTOL
The Choice Connection

COVENTRY
Dance Essentials
The Dance & Sports Shop

CRANSTON
To The Pointe Dancewear

JOHNSTON
The Dance Connection

PAWTUCKET
Peko Creations
PROVIDENCE
Catz
Miko
Yang's/Naked Mango

PROVIDENCE EAST
Shop EZ

SMITHFIELD
LaBrie Dance

WARWICK
Anatolia Imports
Competitor's Closet
Dance Oasis
Sports Authority
NORTH ATTLEBORO MA
The Dancer's Drawer





CATZ
Exotic Dance Clothing
112 Douglas Avenue
Providence RI
Phone 401-521-0205
Hours: 10am-630pm closed Sunday and Monday
updated 25Sep06

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THE CHOICE CONNECTION
68 Gooding Ave
Bristol RI
(located between Rt 114 and 136)
Phone 401-253-0222
Hours: Tuesday through Friday 10:30 to 6:00
Saturday 10-5pm
Mondays and Sundays - closed
Proprietors: David & Marie Coyne
Website: http://www.thechoiceconnection.com

Over 20 years of service to the Rhode Island Dance Community!
The Choice Connection has the area's largest selection of dance shoes and bodywear
Tap, Jazz, Ballet, Pointe, Lyrical, Ballroom Practice Shoes
for women plus accessories and tights
Tap, Jazz, Ballet shoes for Men plus accessories and tights. Bloch,Capezio and most every brand
Updated 14Jun07

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COMPETITOR'S CLOSET
997 Sandy Lane
Warwick RI
Phone 401-737-7447
Hours:Mon,Wed,and Fri 2pm-8pm/Tues and Thur 10am-8pm Sat 10am-4pm closed Sunday.

Dancewear and shoes for adults and children.
Also gymnastics, skating and cheerleading apparel as well as gift items.
updated 25Sep06

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THE DANCE CONNECTION
1232 Hartford Ave
Johnston RI
Phone 401-351-3410
Hours: Monday 9:00am - 1:00pm & 4:00pm - 9:00pm, Tuesday 9:00am - 12:00 & 4:00pm-9:00pm
Wednesday 9:00am - 12:00noon & 4:00- 9:00pm Thursday 9:00am - 12:00 & 4:00 - 9:00pm
Friday 4:00-7:00pm, Sat 9:00am - 4:30pm

Ballet, tap, lyrical and jazz shoes, leotards, tights, jazz pants and shorts, legwarmers, bags and lots of gifts for adults and children!
Adjacent to The Dance Connection Performing Arts Studio
Updated 16Sep07

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THE DANCER'S CORNER
Closed

18A Pier Market Place
Narragansett, RI 02882
Phone: 401-284-1384
Email: info@jennsdancecorner.com
Website: http://www.jennsdancecorner.com
Updated 09Nov06

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THE DANCER'S DRAWER
10 minutes north of Emerald Square Mall
45 North Washington
North Attleboro MA
Phone 800-637-6025
Hours: Monday thru Friday 930 AM to 7:00 PM and Sat till 4:30

Large selection-next day shipping. Large selection of dance wear and shoes.
New items, new shoes, new styles coming in all the time. Irish Step Dance shoes available, but no Ballroom shoe although they will special order.
Updated 21Jul04

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DANCE ESSENTIALS
Featuring Apparel To Move You!
35 Sandy Bottom Rd
Coventry, RI 02816
401-615-2445
Store Hours: Monday 12noon-4pm; Tuesday - Friday 11am-8pm
Saturday 9am-4pm

We carry an extensive line of: dancewear, dance shoes, (Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Lyrical, Gymnastics, Character, Pointe) yoga wear, dance bags, dance books, music, hair and shoe accessories, gifts and collectible items for the dancer, cheerleader and gymnast. Pointe Shoe fittings by appointment only; all pointe shoe fittings are done by a professional teacher.

We offer: Capezio, Harmonie, Frontline, Danskin, Grex, So Danca, Prima Soft, Basic Moves, Dasha, GK Elite Sportswear and much more! All teachers receive a 25% discount every day. We offer free gift wrapping, layaway and free delivery to studios. Stop in for an enjoyable shopping experience!
posted 20Dec05

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DANCE OASIS
MIDDLE EASTERN DANCE APPAREL, MUSIC AND BOOKS
1703 Warwick Avenue
Warwick, RI 02889
Phone 401-737-4713
Email: Anatoliaimports@aol.com
Hours: Monday, Friday, Saturday 1pm-6pm
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday by appointment

Baha and Deborah Korkmaz, who have been in the mail order import business as Anatolia Imports, opened Dance Oasis in 2002.
They have great prices and selections of all kinds of middle eastern dance apparel including the best hip scarves you will find anywhere! In addition they carry middle eastern dance books and cd's. They travel to the middle east several times a year and bring back the real thing.

If you belly dance or if you are buying a gift for a belly dancer, this is the place to go.

They also offer dance classes at the above location. See riDance's Middle Eastern Dance Section for more information.
Posted 23Aug02/updated 09Nov06

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THE DANCE & SPORTS SHOP
963 Tiogue Ave
Coventry RI
Phone 401-821-0500

Dance apparel and shoes at discount prices are available at this store run by Rita Beaulieu Dane & Gymnastics Center.
Updated 20Sep03

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LABRIE DANCE
New Village Plaza
375 Putnam Pike
Smithfield, RI 02917
(Easy access off 295 on route 44)
Phone 401-232-2266
Website: http://www.labriedance.com
Hours: Monday, Tuesday Wednesday, 10-6
Thursday and Friday 10-8
Saturday 10-5
Closed Sunday

The largest selection of dance shoes and dance wear in RI

Freed,Capezio,Danskin,Grishko,Bloch,Sansha,Chacott, Baryshnikov,Mirella,Major Motion,Body Wrappers

Tap, jazz, lyrical, pointe shoes, Irish Step Dance and ballroom dance shoes (for men and women)
Good service plus a resident cat!
Updated 27Jul06

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MIKO
653 North Main St
(Next to University Heights Shopping Center)
Providence RI 02904
Phone 401-421-6646
Hours: Mon-Sat 10am-9pm/Sun 12noon-5pm

Exotic Dance Clothing for costumes as well as boas,shoes and hosiery
updated 25Sep06

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PEKO CREATIONS
390 Pine Street
Pawtucket RI
Phone 401-722-6661
Email: pekocreations@yahoo.com
Website: http://www.pekocreations.com
Hours: July through January Monday - Friday 9am-5pm
February through June Monday - Friday 9am-6pm & Saturday 9am-12noon
English, Portugese and Spanish service available

Dance and skating wear of all kinds - custom made or off the rack for children and adults. Peko works directly with dance studios and teachers, but dance & skating students and their parents are also invited to shop.

A great gift for girls - Peko's Goody Bag filled with everything it takes to look like a dancer!

Dance Teachers - We'd love to help you with your dancewear needs. Please contact us if you would like to set up an appointment. With your convenience in mind, we offer evening and weekend appointments.
posted 26Sep06

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REET PLEATS
LINDY T SHIRTS-short sleeved light purple T shirts with multicolor dancing wild cats. Sizes adult S,M,L,XL and womens' crop top T in the same sizes. Price 18.00 plus shipping and postage. Call 401-722-0730 to order.

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SHOP EZ
27 Manning Drive
Riverside, RI 02915
Phone: 401-270-7964
Email: info@jennsdancecorner.com
Website: http://www.idanceucheer.com

The Gift Shop that comes to you!!

Shop EZ will is an easy and fun fundraising concept. They come to your studio or dance event and sell all kinds of dance gifts. A percentage of all proceeds goes to the studio or dance company.

The I dance U cheer website, run by the same management, offers a wide selection of gifts for dancers and cheerleaders. New products are always being added. Browse our online store, place your order on their secure, online ordering system. PayPal accepted!
posted 18Sep06/updated 25Sep06

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SPORTS AUTHORITY
105 Pace Blvd
In back of Best Buy on Route 2
Warwick RI
Phone 401-828-1500
Hours: Mon-Fri 930am-930pm/Saturday 9am-930pm/Sun 10am-7pm

Large selection of clothes for women and girls in a range of sizes (but not plus) acceptable for dance class including leotards and tights
updated 25Sep06

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TO THE POINTE DANCEWEAR
999 Oaklawn Avenue
Cranston RI 02920
Phone 401-942-5554
Hours of Operation:
Mon 330pm-800pm
Tues & Thurs 930am-1230pm and 330pm-800pm
Wed 930pm-800pm
Fri 330pm-700pm
Sat 830am- 600pm
Summer Hours:
July 19- Aug 13
Monday thru Thursday 9-6pm
Friday 9am-3pm

We sell dance related items for ballet, tap, jazz,pointe,lyrical, and exercise. Shoes, Tights, Leotards, Sweaters, bags, legwarmers, gifts, and collectibles are sold. Special orders welcome. Capezio, Bloch, Danskin, Moret, Harmonie, Sansha, Russ Spring Recital, and much more are part of our line. Jazz pants and Harmonie sweater wear are new in stock. Complete fashion line available. Pilates magic circles and exercise mats.
updated 31Jul04

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YANG'S/THE NAKED MANGO
Yang's
217 Thayer Street
East Side, Providence RI
(across the street from Starbucks)
Phone: 401-751-0988 Yang's
Phone: 401-559-5431 The Naked Mango
Email: kelly@thenakedmango.com
Website: http://www.thenakedmango.com/pants.htm (Order online!)
Website: http://www.yangsandcompany.com

The Naked Mango now sells their clothing through Yang's in Providence.
Imported direct from Thailand, Our Authentic Thai Bliss Pants are traditionally worn when giving or receiving a Thai Massage. Personally, we think they are also *great* for just hanging out, stretching, drumming, dancing, hippie fests and traveling in. These beautiful blissful pants are the official backpackers uniform of explorers traveling all over southeast Asia. One Size fits most S - XL. Men & Women.
posted 04Feb05.updated 14Jun07

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