West Hawaii Dance Theatre & Academy present~ Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Ballet

Kahilu Theatre

67-1186 Lindsey Rd.
Kamuela, HI 96743

West Hawaii Dance Theatre & Academy present~

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Ballet

 

West Hawaii Dance Theatre and Academy brings Lewis Carroll’s beloved classic to life with a fresh new twist. The music of Joby Talbot and Carl Davis will keep you toe-tapping through the re-make of the original family-friendly adventure.

Follow Alice down the rabbit hole into a whimsical wonderland of color, unique characters, and a variety of dance styles including ballet, lyrical, contemporary, tap, and hip hop. 

West Hawaii Dance Theatre’s production is inspired by Christopher Wheeldon’s choreography for The Royal Ballet’s “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland,” but adds a new storyline that includes original pieces under the direction of Megan Joy Chapman as well as West Hawaii Dance Theatre's Artistic Director Virginia Holte, Co-Director Midori Satoh, and instructors Juanita Finkenberg, Jenna Ojeda, and Ann Marie Pargett.  WHDT’s performance includes more than 60 local dancers including guest dancers from Maui Academy of Performing Arts.

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland tells the story of a curious young girl who encounters a lively white rabbit. She leads Alice down a rabbit hole into a fascinating land where all things are possible but nothing makes sense. As Alice follows White Rabbit she meets interesting characters including the mysterious Cheshire Cat, a Garden of Living Flowers, the handsome Knave of Hearts who’s on the run for stealing a treat, sleepy Dormouse, goofy March Hare, The Mad Tapper, a sinuous Caterpillar, and of course the farcical villain of the story, The Queen of Hearts, along with her Card attendants and “small” King�"all of whom she bosses and threatens to behead.

With its twists and turns, West Hawaii Dance Theatre’s production of Alice is sure to keep the whole family engaged with thought provoking material as well as comic relief.
 
"Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” is performed at the Kahilu Theatre one show only  Saturday, May 27, 2017   at 4:00pm .
 
 Information   www.whdt.org     Phone (808) 329-8876
Buy Tickets:  www.kahilutheatre.org

WHDT is a Non-Profit Educational Arts organization under IRS Code 501 (c)(3) and is supported in part by the Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, Hawaii Community Foundation, Atherton Family Foundation, Cooke Foundation, Vance Wall Foundation, Ironman foundation, Macy's and our local businesses and families. Founded in 1989, its mission is to educate the public in dance and other art forms in an environment of cultural excellence.
 
 

 

 

Saturday, 27 May, 2017

Contact:

Virginia Holte

Cost:

$38 / $33 / $28 / $23

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