Ashland Regional Dance Theatre

Located in downtown Ashland, Kentucky’s Arts District


Ashland Regional Dance Theatre

Located in downtown Ashland, Kentucky’s Arts District


Updated June 18, 2024

We’re excited to see everyone! More guidelines will be announced in the days ahead. Please check back for updates. —Maria Whaley, ARDT director


Open enrollment begins July 22, 2024


ARDT Parent Portal

This web portal will allow you to update your Account, Contacts, and Students. You may also view your Class Schedule, Fees & Payments, and access your online video classes.

From the Director …

Thank you for inquiring about Ashland Regional Dance Theatre. Our program boasts over 100 years of combined teaching experience among the staff. Our recent move into the Ashland Arts District with new, beautifully renovated studio spaces and state-of-the-art equipment set the stage in providing you or your child with the best training and resources our area has to offer.

Our dancewear shop adjacent to our facility provides first quality, reasonably priced dance attire for our students. Also, parents have the benefit of fitting by our instructors and save shipping charges! During registration, special discounts and gifts will be given out. All purchases from our dancewear shop provide ongoing scholarship opportunities for students, civic donations, and continued improvements on our facility.

Thank you for allowing us the opportunity to work with you. Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.


Maria Whaley,
Ashland Regional Dance Theatre Director
Ashland Regional Dance Theatre

Ashland Regional Dance Theatre

The Home Studio of the Ashland Youth Ballet

Our renovated studio with state-of-the-art equipment is located in the heart of downtown Ashland’s Arts District

346 13th St, Ashland, KY 41101 | Map & Directions
Business Office Hours: Monday-Thursday, 5 to 8 p.m.

(606) 324-5434

About Program

The Ashland Regional Dance Theatre, LLC (ARDT) provides instruction in the art of dance through a variety ol dance disciplines and fitness training.

Professional Staff

From toddlers to teens to adults, the staff leads students through age an appropriate and skill level based curriculum which follows the current trends in class and performance training.


Our program offers appropriate level classes for all age groups — our training philosophy reflects the natural progression of a student from pre-school through high school.

Custom fits

Dance teaches many respected attributes when students, parents, and instructors share a common vision and see the benefits of consistent and age-appropriate training.

How To Start

We make your first steps easy and convenient with regular office hours, open enrollment periods and an online form option to request more information.

Easy Options

Call 606.324.5434 or stop by the studio office, Monday – Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. For more information and a brief online form designed to directly address your questions, visit our “How To Start” page.

Our Studio!

Our fully renovated studio in downtown Ashland, KY provides a wonderful setting and state-of-the-art equipment.

Contact Us!

Have questions? We would love to answer them for you! You may use the form below to submit your inquiry and we will get back to you as soon as possible.