Beloved for its holiday production of excerpts from "The Nutcracker," the Island Youth Ballet/The Children's Dance…More Conservatory has supported local repertory dance performance and talent for nearly 30 years. School Founder Susan Valencia teaches a variety of ages and skill levels in the little red Lakeview School house on the Island's South End.</p>
<p>The dance conservatory features a large studio with mirrors, two chandeliers and wall-mounted ballet bars. The school also owns a variety of costumes and sets used for its annual holiday show.</p>
Mercerart 7513 SE 27th St, Mercer Island, WA98040 Mercerart is a Mercer Island treasure for dancers. Camille Chrysler offers group and individual instruction in ballet,…More tap, hip-hop, jazz and more. Classes range from beginner to advanced in age-appropriate groups starting around 3 years old and five-and-one-half years old and up. A number of former students have continued on to become professional dancers.
Definitive Dance 8451 SE 68th St, Mercer Island, WA98040 Having just moved into a brand new, 4,000-square-foot facility in the South Mercer Shopping Center, Definitive Dance is…More thriving. With two new studios featuring Stagestep flooring, Definitive Dance is superbly equipped to teach tap, ballet, jazz, lyrical and theatre dance to students of all ages. As the dancer progresses, the student may earn a place in the award-winning Definitive Dance Company.
Hennie McPennie 3043 78th Ave SE, Mercer Island, WA98040 Hennie McPennie is a children's shoe store. Among casual footwear, other selections include sport cleats and ballet…More slippers. The store carries brands such as Twig, Mizuno, Pediped and Primigi. The store is owned and operated by John and Theresa Keith, who are husband and wife and local residents.