Alex Alvarez holds a B.A. in English with a concentration in Creative Writing from University of Central Florida and an M.F.A. in Writing for the Screen and Stage from Point Park University. In addition to being a Writer, Alex has trained and worked consistently as an Actor since he was eighteen years old. He trained at California Institute of the Arts, American Academy of Dramatic Arts, Fordham University at Lincoln Center, Los Angeles City College, Second City, Hollywood Actor’s Showcase, The Acting Corps and The Larry Moss Studio in Santa Monica, CA. Notable Acting Coaches include: Bobbie Chance, Joshua Bitton, Craig Belknap and Michelle Danner.
Alex’s professional theatre credits include: Miami Motel Stories: North Beach (Juggernaut Theatre Company), Indecent, The Humans, Dry Powder, Stalking the Bogeyman, The Motherf**ker with the Hat, Superior Donuts (GableStage), Summer Shorts ’18 & ’16, Winter Shorts ’18 & ’17 (City Theatre), Charlie Cox Runs with Scissors (West Boca Theatre Company), From White Plains, The Goldberg Variations, Daniel’s Husband (Island City Stage), Domestic Animals (Palm Beach Dramaworks), Mud, Or, A Map of Virtue, A Public Reading of an Unproduced Screenplay About the Death of Walt Disney (Thinking Cap Theatre), Trust (Zoetic Stage), Visiting Hours (New Theatre), The Unseen (Promethean Theatre), Kiss of the Spider Woman (Havok Theatre Company) and Melisma, written and directed by Pulitzer Prize winner Nilo Cruz (Arca Images). Alex can be seen playing “Alex” in the web-series Grown created by Miami natives Edson Jean and Joshua Jean Baptist on Complex. His dubbing and voice over credits include the English dubbed versions of A.I.C.O. – Incarnation – (Netflix) and Guintama (Hulu). He has also dubbed many telenovelas for Univision and Telemundo, as well as dramas and comedies for HBO Latino.
Alex is a Carbonell Award winner and a Silver Palm Award winner. He was named Broward/Palm Beach New Times Best Supporting Actor in 2012 for a show performed right here at Nova. His short screenplay WILL was a Semi-Finalist for the BlueCat Screenplay Festival and a winner at the LGBT Toronto Film Festival. Alex is a member of Actors Equity Association and the Dramatists Guild.