Definitive Dance and our instructors are committed to assisting with dance development in a nurturing, contemporary dance environment. Our program facilitates self-confidence, self-respect, emotional creativity, physical strength and a passion for the art of dance.


Located on Mercer Island in the convenient South Mercer Shopping Center our new 4,000 square foot facility includes 2 dance studios. The studio space provides the ultimate in dance education, including state of the art flooring, spacious viewing areas, and a study area for dancers. 

Our nationally renowned STAGESTEP dance floor is ideally suited for tap, ballet, jazz, lyrical and contemporary dance. The SPRING STEP II sub-floor system provides for a safe dance platform with absorbency, dissipation, and energy resilient return.

our instructors

DDS instructors are highly experienced in their respective dance genres coming from a range of backgrounds and provide vast knowledge in the areas they teach. We are thrilled to have such a talented staff mentoring our students.

To dance is to be out of yourself, larger, more beautiful, powerful.”
— Agnes De Mille

Owner and Director

Ursula Panagiotou