Mission Statement

West Hawaii Dance Theatre and Academy transforms individuals and builds community by providing a comprehensive educational dance and theatre program on the Big Island of Hawaii.

A 501 c (3) non-profit organization in continuous service since 1993, WHDTA exceptionally diverse and family friendly program includes daily classes in multiple dance and theatre disciplines, workshops, outreach programs, performance opportunities, and guest artist residencies.

WHDTA fosters creativity, self-esteem, courage, and discipline though individual attention and mentoring resulting in enriched human spirits and responsible community citizens.

It is respected for its excellence, innovation and social responsibility by adhering to the FINE goals and standards:

F        Foster creativity & courage

I        Inspire by mentoring and performance opportunities

N       Nurture self-esteem and relationships

E       Empower by dance & theatre education

Upcoming Events

Dec 21

The Nutcracker Ballet

December 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Kamuela HI
Dec 22

The Nutcracker Ballet

December 22 @ 6:00 pm
Kamuela HI
Dec 23

The Nutcracker Ballet

December 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Kamuela HI

WHDTA  •  74-5626 Alapa Street, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii 96740  •  Tel (808) 329-8876  •  Email: info@whdt.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.

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