West Hawaii Dance Theatre & Academy has been transforming individuals and building community by providing a comprehensive educational dance and theatre program on the Big Island of Hawaii since 1993. Its exceptionally diverse and family-friendly program includes daily classes in multiple dance and theatre disciplines, workshops, outreach programs, performance opportunities, guest artist residencies, and private lessons. We foster creativity, self-esteem, courage, and discipline though individual attention and mentoring, resulting in enriched human spirits and responsible community citizens.
At the Studio…
When dance is your career, you are lucky to meet and become friends with people all over the world. Later, when you become a dance teacher in Hawaii, you get the benefit of using these connections to have fabulous people visit your studio to share their expertise (and...read more
West Hawaii Dance Theatre’s Nutcracker Ballet is just a month away! While the live performances last only three days, the preparations begin nearly a year in advance and involve an amazing number of passionate individuals coming together to assemble an...read more
Glowing with an array of multi-colored lights, West Hawaii Dance Theatre and Academy recently lit up the night by opening up its dance studio for an after-hours fundraiser event, A Splash of Dance. Organized by instructor Juanita Finkenberg, the event...read more
WHDTA • 74-5626 Alapa Street, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii 96740 • Tel (808) 329-8876 • Email: email@example.com