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…
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
You have been waiting for this! Intermediate Tap will be on Tuesdays beginning July 11 from 4:00pm to 5:00pm This Value Class ($10 per class) focuses on refining basic skills and rhythms and learning complex movement sequences and rhythms. Proper technique is...read more
WHDTA • 74-5626 Alapa Street, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii 96740 • Tel (808) 329-8876 • Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
West Hawaii Dance Theatre is a 501(3)C Non-Profit Educational Arts Organization and is sponsored in part by the Hawaii State Foundation on Culture & the Arts, Hawaii Community Foundation, Atherton Family Foundation, Hawaii Tug & Barge, Vance Wall Foundation, Ironman Foundation, Macy’s and our local businesses and families.