• All class placements are approved by the directors.
  • Dropping classes must be done by filling out a RDA Drop Form and submitting the form to the front desk.
  • RDA reserves the right to make faculty and schedule changes as necessary.
  • Student may make up any classes missed by checking with their teacher for an appropriate class.
  • Classes canceled due to weather will be assigned a make up class.
    • After the second class canceled, we will schedule make up classes over the April school vacation.
  • All students are expected to be in proper Dress Code.
  • All students are expected to have the required shoes by December 1st.
  • All students must have their hair pulled tightly back for all classes.



  • All refunds are at the discretion of the directors.
  • RDA Refund Forms must be filled out and handed into the front desk

Inclement Weather & Studio Closings

  • RDA follows the Chelmsford School Calendar and weather cancellations.
  • Additional closings may be necessary and is up to the discretion of the directors.
  • RDA will announce all closings on the website, RDA's App, all social media and studio phone.
    • RDA will post any cancellation two hours prior to first class of the day.
    • If you have questions on cancellations, it is always best to check before heading to the studio.
  • Classes canceled will be assigned a make up class.
    • After the second class canceled, we will schedule make up classes over the April school vacation.


  • RDA theatre and dance students will participate in one or two, end of the season performances,
    Spring Showcase.
  • Students are required to purchase one costume per class.
  • Students are required to purchase coordinating tights and shoes per class.
  • Showcase shirts will be included in costume billing.

Dance Studio Rules

  • Only class participants are allowed in the dance studios.
  • No student is allowed in dance studios without an instructor present.
  • No logo wear from other dance studios should be worn at RDA.
  • No jewelry should be worn during class/rehearsals.
  • No street shoes allowed on the dance studio floors.
    • If using shoes for Hip-Hop please bring them to class and use them only for class.
  • No food or drink allowed in the dance studio, except for water.

General Studio Rules

  • At the end of class, students under the age of 16 must remain in the lobby for their ride.
  • During classes, all personal belonging must be left in the locker rooms.
  • RDA is not responsible for lost or stolen items.
  • Cell phone and all electronic devices should not be used by students will in class.
    • However to increase our social media presence we would like dancers to "check in" while at RDA.
  • The studio phone is available to all students if they need to contact a family member.
  • RDA is a smoke free facility.


  • RDA students must behave respectfully to all staff, faculty and other students.
  • Physical and/or verbal abuse will not be tolerated.
  • RDA maintains a strict zero tolerance policy regarding inappropriate behavior, theft, vandalism, and the use of illegal substances.
  • Students found in violation of these rules will be dismissed from RDA,
    • No refunds will be issued.