Creative Director & Momma Bear
Danielle Gardner is an established dancer, mentor and award winning choreographer currently residing in Vancouver BC. Bringing her love of physical art to the forefront, she has dedicated her life to teaching young minds to unleash their creativity. She originally became a recognizable figure in dance as a contestant on CTV's 'SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE CANADA Season 3', where she placed in the top 3 girls. Her experience on the TV show was a stepping-stone to her career and shaped her into the entrepreneur she is today. Danielle has worked with top entertainment companies Matel, CTV, ABC and Disney in TV and Film projects over the past decade. She has most recently been featured along side Flash Dance's Jennifer Beals and All Star dancer Robert Roldan playing the character (Meaghan) on the hit show “MOTIVE". Past credits: Centre Stage,Toy Story and Lilo & Stitch. She has travelled throughout Canada the United States, South Asia, Europe and Panama, teaching & choreographing for working companies and professionals of all ages. Danielle was the 'Head Choreographer of Team Canada West Jazz, Modern and Show Dance from 2011-2017. Having been a former 'World Champion Winner' in Oslo, Norway, Danielle was the perfect candidate for this roll. She has taken over 800 kids to Frankfurt Germany and Poland to compete at the IDO WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS where they won the 'World Championship Title' multiple times.
Danielle is beyond proud to be the Creative Director of West Coast Choreo Lab for Emerging Artists. It is Danielle's dream to bring our creative community closer and support the next generation of artists. Danielle is a career driven young women, continuously striving to expand her artistic capabilities as well as enrich the lives of others through dance.