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So You Think You Can Dance alumna Jordan Nata'e to Speak at TEDx Bakersfield

Another of our speakers for the TEDx Bakersfield Conference on Sept. 21!

Jordan Nata'e will speak at TEDx Bakesfield on Sept. 21 at Ovation Theatre.

Jordan Nata'e will speak at TEDx Bakesfield on Sept. 21 at Ovation Theatre.

At 13 years old, Jordan Nata’e became a beast for one of the TV’s biggest dance shows.

She joined the elite young contestants on Fox TV show’s “So You Think You Can Dance: The Next Generation” after being a local star here in Bakersfield. Nata’e is known for her fierce style and determination. She was paired with fellow Bakersfield native Sasha Mallory. And boy did they shine. Check out their video here from the show. https://youtu.be/CdN7wZ4OK0o

Now 15, she trains as a dancer at Los Angeles High School for the Arts. She knows ballet, ballet en pointe, jazz, lyrical, contemporary, tap, hip-hop, Horton, gram, dunham, acro and tap.

She will share her story at the TEDx Bakersfield Conference, growing up in Bakersfield, studying at Dancers Turnout Academy of Dance, and leaning on her mother for support and love.

KERO 23ABC did a short spotlight on Nata’e: https://youtu.be/xBvNyt8TIlk

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