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West Hawaii Dance Theatre's Nutcracker soldiers. (Photo courtesy of Megumi Kopp)

WHDT to present ‘The Nutcracker’ (Dec. 21-22)

MEDIA RELEASE West Hawaii Dance Theatre & Academy will present “The Nutcracker,” a holiday classic ballet, Monday, Dec. 21 and Tuesday, Dec. 22 at Kahilu Theatre. Curtain is at 6 p.m. both evenings. “The Nutcracker” combines the music of Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky with the charming, old world fairy tale based on the original E.T.A. Hoffman […]

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One show only May 30, starring Anna Kalia Smith; silent auction benefits academy

West Hawaii Dance Theatre presents ‘The Sleeping Beauty Ballet’

One show only May 30, starring Anna Kalia Smith; silent auction benefits academy

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Dorothy, Toto and some of the 'Wizard of Oz' cast. (Photo courtesy of West Hawaii Dance Theatre)

WHDT presents ‘Wizard of Oz’ (May 24)

MEDIA RELEASE West Hawaii Dance Theatre presents “The Wizard of Oz” ballet at 3 p.m. Saturday, May 24 at Kahilu Theatre for one show only. More than 60 WHDT dance students have been working for four months to perfect their skills and are eager to present their production to a Big Island audience. Directed by […]

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WHDT offering summer dance camps

MEDIA RELEASE West Hawaii Dance Theatre announces its Summer Fun Dance Camp workshops for children aged 5 through teens. Students will be introduced to hip hop, jazz, creative movement, performing arts, lyrical dance, performing arts, and basic terms and positions of classical ballet — all in a fun, non-competitive environment. Camps run Tuesday, Wednesday and […]

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WHDT adds new dance classes to fall schedule

MEDIA RELEASE New teachers and new dance classes are featured on the Fall calendar for West Hawaii Dance Academy, as well as ongoing ballet classes for every level. Following a successful Spring showcase performance, West Hawaii Dance Academy is continuing to offer ballet classes for girls and boys as young as 3 years of age. […]

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WHDT offers 'Summer Fun Dance Camp 2012'

WHDT offers ‘Summer Fun Dance Camp 2012’

MEDIA RELEASE West Hawaii Dance Theatre announces its Summer Fun Dance Camp for children ages 5 to 10 years. Students will be introduced to a variety of classes, including ballet, jazz, hip hop, street jazz,hula, and performing arts. This is a great introduction to the various dance forms for beginners, as well as students with […]

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WHDT presents 'Alice in Wonderland' (May 27)

WHDT presents ‘Alice in Wonderland’ (May 27)

MEDIA RELEASE West Hawaii Dance Academy presents “Alice in Wonderland” for its 2012 spring recital. Featuring approximately 80 young dancers, the show is 3 p.m. Sunday, May 27 at Aloha Theatre in Kainaliu. Everyone is invited to join Alice on a magical adventure as she tumbles into Wonderland. During the imaginative journey guided by the […]

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West Hawaii Dance Theatre offering holiday ballet intensive (Dec. 27-29)

West Hawaii Dance Theatre offering holiday ballet intensive (Dec. 27-29)

MEDIA RELEASE West Hawaii Dance Theatre welcomes back Timour Bourtasenkov and Lori Christman Bourtasenkov for the 2011 Holiday Ballet Intensive. The classes are Dec. 27-29 at West Hawaii Dance Academy and are open to the public. The Bourtasenkovs will teach ballet technique, points and variations/repertoire between 10:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. each day. Tuition is […]

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West Hawaii Dance Theatre 'Summer Fun' (July 18-29)

West Hawaii Dance Theatre ‘Summer Fun’ (July 18-29)

MEDIA RELEASE West Hawaii Dance Theatre has opened enrollment for its Summer Fun dance workshops for children aged 3 to 12 years. Introduction To Dance – Ages 3-6 July 18 to July 22 Session 1 9 – 11 a.m. Session 2 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Cost $85 per session Students will be introduced to […]

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WHDT to stage spring dance extravaganza (June 4)

WHDT to stage spring dance extravaganza (June 4)

MEDIA RELEASE * 3 p.m. Saturday, June 4 at Aloha Theatre, Kainaliu West Hawaii Dance Theatre announces its Spring Dance Extravaganza – “The Ballet Doll” with selections from Coppelia. Coppelia is a charming, funny ballet full of humor and ballet mime The ballet is based upon a story by E.T.A. Hoffmann entitled “Der Sandmann,” which […]

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West Hawaii Dance Theatre 'Holiday Fantasy' (Dec. 18)

West Hawaii Dance Theatre ‘Holiday Fantasy’ (Dec. 18)

MEDIA RELEASE West Hawaii Dance Theatre presents its “Holiday Fantasy: Nutcracker Sweets and Other Treats” with Chamber Orchestra of Kona at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 18 at Kona Village Resort’s Hale Hookipa Luau Grounds. The performance is a fundraiser for West Hawaii Dance Theatre and Chamber Orchestra of Kona. Audiences will delight in the Act […]

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WHDT presents 'Nutcracker' excerpts (Nov. 27)

WHDT presents ‘Nutcracker’ excerpts (Nov. 27)

MEDIA RELEASE West Hawaii Dance Theatre students will be performing at noon Saturday, Nov. 27 the Hilton Waikoloa Village’s Grand Ballroom. “Nutcracker Sweets” is performed in support of the Hilton’s Annual Na Lima Hana Craft Fair Fundraiser. Megumi Kopp will accompany the West Hawaii Dance Academy’s students and performance group on the grand piano in […]

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WHDT welcomes Taylor to staff

WHDT welcomes Taylor to staff

MEDIA RELEASE West Hawaii Dance Theatre and Academy has announced Hannah Taylor has recently joined its staff of instructors. Taylor was born and raised in Houston, where she received her formal training from The High School for the Performing and Visual Arts along with her two mentors, Steven Boyd and Michel Manzanales. With a strong […]

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WHDT moves its Waimea studio

WHDT moves its Waimea studio

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