Guidelines for Backstage Etiquette

The spring performance of “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” is approaching, and West Hawaii Dance Theatre and Academy is busily preparing and polishing our performers for the big day. Many of the dancers are experienced performers, while others will...

Join the Adventure!

Your silent auction items are needed to help support our studio. Gift certificates, physical as well as monetary donations are all accepted. So that we are able to list your item in our program, please ensure pickup or delivery to the studio by May 19th, 2017 at 5pm....

Six Students Successfully Move on to Pointe Work

Pictured: Standing, left to right: Jessica King, Kira Kane, ReyAnne Simpliciano  Kneeling, left to right: Moe Kawakami, Maya Calilao, Luna Branum West Hawaii Dance Theatre & Academy is pleased to announce six students have successfully completed both the physical...
Soili Arvola Workshop this August

Soili Arvola Workshop this August

West Hawaii Dance Theatre and Academy is honored to feature the esteemed Soila Arvola, global ballerina, teacher, and choreographer, in a workshop this August. Miss Arvola has appeared as the featured guest artist with the Finnish National Ballet, Royal Winnipeg...
Ice Cream and Stage Presence

Ice Cream and Stage Presence

“What’s your favorite ice cream?” was recently the question posed at WHDTA’s dance studio in Old Industrial. It wasn’t an ice cream party, rather an exercise to help student’s improve their stage presence. stage pres•ence: the ability to command the attention of a...