Danielle Gardner is an established dancer, award winning choreographer and mentor to youth around BC. Bringing her love of physical art to the forefront, she has dedicated her life to teaching young minds to unleash their creativity.
Danielle placed in the top 3 of girls in Season 3 of CTV’s So You Think You Can Dance Canada, and credits this experience for propelling her dance career and shaping her into the entrepreneur she is today. Danielle has worked with top entertainment companies such as Matel, CTV, ABC, and Disney, in TV and film projects over the past decade. She has most recently been featured alongside Flash Dance‘s Jennifer Beals and “All Star” dancer Robert Roldan playing the character “Meaghan” on the hit show Motive. Past credits include: Shadow State, Romantic Child, Iredescence, Center Stage, Toy Story (Voice Actor) and Lilo & Stitch (Voice Actor).
Danielle has travelled teaching and choreographing for companies and professionals of all ages throughout Canada, the United States, South Asia, Europe, and in Panama City. Being a former World Championship Winner in Oslo, Norway, made Danielle the perfect candidate for her roll as Head Choreographer of Team Canada West from 2011-2017. She has taken over 800 young dancers to Frankfurt, Germany and Poland to compete at the I.D.O. World Championships where they won the World Championship title many times. Danielle is currently working alongside World Performers Canada as the West Coast Contemporary & Jazz choreographer. Danielle is also the Creative Director of West Coast Choreo Lab for Emerging Artists, a program she holds very near and dear to her heart.
Danielle is continuously striving to expand her artistic capabilities as well as enrich the lives of others through dance. We are delighted to welcome Ms. Danielle Gardner to our faculty!