Quality Dance Education for the Big Island since 1993.

Fostering Creativity & Courage

through Mentorship, Performance Opportunities and more.

All Ages

Affordable Dance Instruction & Fitness Opportunities for All Age Levels.

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.

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August Guest Artists

August Guest Artists

West Hawaii Dance is pleased to welcome Guest Artists Brett Bauer, Raissa Chazova-Bauer and Miho Tsutsumi to our studio. They will be instructing students in Ballet Technique, Pointe and Variations on select days this August. See the class list below. BRETT BAUER...

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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 be on stage for...

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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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