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Classical Ballet Training
Maui - Kona , Hawaii



Classical Ballet

Virginia Holte is the Founder and Artistic Director of West Hawaii Dance Theatre,West Hawaii Dance Academy, Maui Ballet ,West Hawaii Island GYROTONIC®  &
GYROTONIC® UpCountry Maui

A graduate of the Academy of the Washington Ballet, Washington D.C under the direction of the  Mary Day, Ms Holte enjoyed professional career in Classical Ballet that spans over three decades.

As a professional dancer, Ms. Holte performed extensively with major dance companies, including the Washington Ballet, North Carolina Dance Theatre, Chicago Ballet and Indianapolis Ballet Theatre, touring both nationally and internationally. She is often invited to perform as a Guest Artist, with the New Jersey Ballet, Hawaii Youth Symphony, Indiana Ballet Theatre N.W. and the Ballet Gala Internationale.

As an instructor, she received certification in both the Ceccheti and Vaganova methods of Classical Ballet, and is experienced in the R.A.D Method.  A teaching Certificate from the National Ballet of Canada and instructing students in the Hawaiian Islands  for over 30 years inspired Ms. Holte to create her own ballet syllabus,which combines the best of all three methodologies and incorporates injury prevention for young dancers.

 Ms. Holte has been educating  Hawaii's community in dance  since 1986 with daily classes, outreach school presentations,and historical theatrical performances. Audiences in Hawaii have been privy to viewing such full length productions as The Nutcracker, Don Quixote, Sleeping Beauty, Sylvia, Swan Lake, and Gaite Parisienne to name a few.

Many of Virginia's students have gone on to  Professional careers in Dance, including Quinn Wharton, San Francisco Ballet, and  Miho Morinoue, Complexions. Ms. Holte's students, all of whom she began training at a very early age, are successsful in being chosen for national Summer School Trainings, such as American Ballet Theatre, San Francisco Ballet, Joffrey Ballet, Pacific Northwest Ballet, Bolshoi Academy, Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet, Carolina Ballet, Ballet West, North Carolina School of the Arts, New York City Ballet, Portland Ballet, National Ballet of Canada, Rydra Bejart Ballet-Switzerland and Boston Ballet. Other students , college bound, are invited to participate in the highest level college dance classes or companies, such as  at Stanford, Yale, Cornish Institute,USC, Irvine, and Tisch College, NYC.  2015 Miss Hawaii  Jeanne Kapela  was trained by Ms Holte in ballet won the talent competion with a  lyrical dance.

From the youngest , aspiring dancer, though adults, beginner through professional, Virginia's classes are taught with care and consideration to each individual's needs.

MAUI Ballet

Virtual ballet classes

Class Schedule:

Tuesdays & Wednesdays                   Thursdays

4:30pm -6:00pm Ballet Ages 8-10                 3:30pm-4:30pm Ballet Ages 8-10

6:00pm- 7:30pm Ballet Ages 11+                  4:30pm-5:30pm Ballet Ages 11+

E-Mail info@whdt.org  for more information and to register



Virginia offers  Virtual ballet classes  over ZOOM at West Hawaii Dance Theatre & Academy, Kailua-Kona, Big Island

      Monday                                 Friday                                          Saturday


                                                    10:00-11:15am Adult Ballet            11:45-1:00pm Adv. Ballet

                                                                                                           1:00pm-2:00pm   Pointe/Performance Group


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PRIVATE Lessons and Coaching BY REQUEST