Maui Ballet

A 501 (c) 3 Project-Based Outreach Educational Program with an emphasis on Classical Ballet

Operating as usual


MB wishes you the best International Dance Day today! 💃🩰


Surprise! Guess who will be our guest artist for WHDT’s Adventures of Ka’i Ballet at the Kahilui Theatre May 29 at 4pm? 🩰

We will reveal him/her in May so stay tuned 🥰

Photo repost from @kylefromanphoto



We wish you a happy Earth Day! 🌎

As we celebrate the beautiful planet and mother Earth, MB persists in growing dance artists from the ground up ✨🩰



Email issue resolved! Yay! We're again receiving email at [email protected]. Sorry for any inconvenience!


HEADS UP! We've been having technical issues with our email, so until we're able to resolve the problem, please contact through our sister studio via [email protected] or you can call/text 808-217-6103.

And, we're so sorry if you've sent a message in the last week and haven't received a reply. We may not have received it!

📷: Vecteezy (

Photos from Maui Ballet's post 04/20/2022

More surprises to come! 😍

Adventures of Ka’i Ballet rehearsals in full swing! 🩰

Mark your calendar for May 29, Kahilui Theatre at 4pm

Live streaming and recording available if you can’t be there in person! ❤️


MB wishes you a happy Easter 🐣🐰

Look at how cute this picture is from @rosy_thompson_academy_of_dance 😍 Ballet bunnies always have the most fun!

Photos from Maui Ballet's post 04/14/2022

Timour is in the house! 🙌

Working on “Adventures of Ka’i” our Spring performance at the Kahilui Theatre May 29! 🩰

Stay tuned for more action! 😍

Photos from Maui Ballet's post 04/10/2022

Look at the Full House at our @wh_dance_theatre Kailua-Kona Studio this past Friday! 🩰

10am Friday Adult ballet classes taught by AD Virginia Holte with Megumi Kopp on piano! 🎶

Can’t attend in person? We can zoom you in!

Contact the studio [email protected] or call /text 808 217-6103 for more info!


Alahia Can’t wait for her Maui Ballet ballet class and @gyrotonicrupcountrymaui class at @wh_dance_theatre 🥳

Come join the fun! Reserve your spot in class today through visiting the link in our bio 🙌


Sign up for METANOIA DANCE ✨] Hawai’i summer intensive by April 30th to receive a free private lesson! 🩰

For more information, please visit the METANOIA DANCE ✨] page 💙

Photos from Maui Ballet's post 03/25/2022

Check out Steven Roby Big Island Music review of Stars of American Ballet! 😍 (link is also on our story)

Rayna Morphis, the reviewer, is one of WHDT’s long time students and and performer. She has appeared as a lead dancer In many of our performances, including Clara and the Dew Drop Fairy in Nutcracker! 🩰

We are proud of her accomplishments as she is preparing for her ABT teacher training this June under the guidance of Virginia Holte, WHDT Founder and Artistic Director 💞


Crystal and studio cat Bootsie are besties! 💞

Bootsie helps remind our students that our “pas de chats” land softly in 5th position! 🐈


MB wishes you a happy Saint Patrick’s Day! 🍀


Intermediate/Advanced Vinyasa Yoga at WHDT! 🧘‍♀️

Every Friday at 6am by donation. Previous experience recommended. Come join us! 🙌


Age 9 Sophia at YAGP!

A round of applause for Sophia Yamashiro! Top 12 in Pre-Competitive YAGP San Francisco 🩰

Enjoy this beautiful video of her dancing her heart out at YAGP 💖


Mahalo to Sophia for representing West Hawaii Dance Theatre at the YAGP San Francisco! Top 12! Bravo 🙌

Photos from Maui Ballet's post 03/04/2022

Congratulations to Sophia Yamashiro-for finishing in top 12 in the Pre-Competitive YAGP San Francisco! 👏

Amazing job! We’re all so proud of you 💞


Join Metanoia Dance in their 2022 summer intensive at our WHDT Kona studio! 🩰

Through taking lessons with Metanoia’s professional teachers and instructors, your dance skills will receive a level-up while having so much fun! Visit to register today 👏💞

Photos from Maui Ballet's post 02/25/2022

Mentor and Author Jill Brady visited WHDT to share “The Art of Storytelling and Dance”, a special workshop on how to write stories for ballet. 🩰

This workshop is supported by the National Endowment for the Arts Challenge America Grant.
as part of WHDT’S Dance Video and Mentorship program, “Adventures of Ka’i” 💞


We were born and raised in different countries. Ballet is our passion and profession. It brings us together on one stage.
We Dance For Peace.


Repost from @jean_celeste_photography 🇺🇸

Happy Presidents’ day from MB! ❤️💙🤍


Receiving last minute tips from contemporary choreographer Alana Heuer-Salazar 🩰


Sophia’s preparing for YAGP!

West Hawaii Dance Theatre & Academy student Sophia Yoshimura, age 9 from Japan in preparation for YAGP competition in San Francisco next weekend! 🩰

Good luck Sophia. You got this! 🍀


Aloha from Maui Ballet! 🤙

We are now offering a new ballet class for adults! Intended for ages 17+ this class will be held on Saturday mornings from 10:15-11:45 and will be taught at the Beginning/Intermediate level, just like our popular Wednesday morning class! 👏

Together we will build strength, broaden our ballet vocabulary, and start our weekend out on the right foot, with movement and fun! 🎉

Join us on Wednesday, Saturday, or both! Drop-ins are welcome and punch cards are available to purchase through your Maui Ballet portal. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us at [email protected].

Wishing you a wonderful week,
Your Maui Ballet Ohana ♥️


Hannah Dean live at YAGP! 🩰

Coming right up… She is #316! 👏

Watch the full video here! 🎥



Age 9 Sophia preparing for YAGP! 🩰

First day learning new contemporary choreography for YAGP! 💃

Sophia Yoshimura, Pre-competitive group (age 9) with WHDT instructor Alana Heuer-Salazar. Stay tuned for more to come 👏


Happy Chinese New Year! In February 2013 we had actually presented sections of the Red Poppy Ballet at the Hilton Waikoloa Village in honor of Chinese New Year. Above are 2 WHDT alumni’, Joy Choe and Lorenzo Arnouts. 🧧🏮

Lorenzo is a professional dancer with the show l Notre Dame de Paris,
and Joy Choe is another amazing artist and dancer. 🩰



We are excited to Announce that Terry Brock will be back in-studio in-person to conduct two 4-week session
of Adult Tap! 💃

West Hawaii Dance Theatre & Academy
74-5626 Alapa Street Bay 15
Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
Kona Old Industrial Area

Fridays, 9am-10am

Session #1
February 4, 11, 18, 25

Session #2
March 4, 11, 18, 25

Class size is limited, so register through your portal ASAP to secure your spot! 💛

Email [email protected]
Text (808) 217-6103

Videos (show all)

Age 9 Sophia at YAGP!
Sophia’s preparing for YAGP!
Age 9 Sophia preparing for YAGP! 🩰
YAGP preparations!
Timour’s Winter Workshop is beginning tomorrow!
Timour and the girls rehearsing the Nutcracker!





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