Nate Odell hails from West Springfield MA, and has studied dance and acrobatics from a young age at The Hackworth School of Performing Arts. Under the instruction of Alison and Teddy Forance, Lisa Anthony, Lisa Heath, and the rest of the HSPA staff, he learned styles like Jazz, Contemporary, Modern, Hip-Hop, Tap, and Acrobatics. Later into his high school career, he transferred from his public high school to Pioneer Valley Performing Arts where he gained instruction from Jen Pollins, Ann Biddle, Jodi Falk, and James Morrow. He had the opportunity to choreograph original works with the Catalyst Dance Company, as well as co-direct a Senior Thesis show. After graduation he joined James Morrow at Salem State University as a guest artist, where Nate and James created work to be performed around Eastern MA, as well as perform a repertoire piece with his company james morrow/ THE MOVEMENT. Nate proceeded to make the move to Los Angeles, where he joined two contemporary dance companies, SIZA and Psychopomp Dance Theater. After being with them for a year, he signed with Go 2 Talent Agency and performed in an off broadway version of the broadway show “Newsies” where he played the role of Sniper. He also danced in the music video for the song “A Place Called Us” by Alex Mackey, which is part of the “Too Many Bodies” movement.