- Ariana Alvarez -
Ariana is currently making her Musical Theatre West debut in the Tony award winning musical "In The Heights" written by Lin-Manuel Miranda. Please visit "news" for ticket information.
Actress, model, and dancer Ariana Alvarez is a second-generation Cuban-American raised in Los Angeles, California. Her grandparents were born in Camaguey, Cuba and left the country in 1962. Ariana is a product of the American Dream they hoped and envisioned for their family. Raised by her Cuban father and Puerto Rican mother, Alvarez is a blue-eyed Latina that exudes passion and pride for her culture.
Her professional career in the entertainment industry began before her first birthday and by age five she became a member of the Screen Actors Guild. She started her dance training as a child and is now professional in all styles including jazz, ballet, tap, hip hop, lyrical, salsa and musical theatre. She has made television dance debuts on the Latin Billboard Awards with Puerto Rican artist Chayanne, performed alongside Taylor Swift at the MTV VMA Awards and Season 2 of the hit CW show Crazy Ex-Girlfriend. When she’s not dancing, Alvarez is gracing the pages of national print campaigns and appearing on television screens in national commercials and television shows. She has reoccured on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Nickelodeon’s Game Shakers and is currently known as the “tissue test girl” in the Crest Whitestrips national campaign. Alvarez has a heart for storytelling and has trained in both musical theatre and TV/film.
Aside from working in entertainment, you can also find Ariana traveling the world and serving alongside her church in Los Angeles. She has been successfully following her God-given dreams. Ariana Alvarez brings diversity into any role from a fierce leading lady to a gentle ingenue. Through her invigorating energy and zest for life, she is making life brighter in Hollywood and beyond.