Scarleth Alvarez was born in Chile, where she is known to be a gifted artist, who is trained in multiple dance styles, from technical, Ballroom/Latin, to street styles. She is also proficient in singing, acting, piano, musical/comedy theatre.
At age 13, she was the winner of TV shows: “Pequeños Gigantes” and “Super Estrellas”. From Chile, she travelled to New York, thanks to a full Musical Theater merit scholarship given to her by the American Music and Dramatic Academy Conservatory NYC.
Within 3 months, the Joffrey Ballet School offered Scarleth a merit scholarship for both of their “Jazz & Contemporary” and “Ballet” Programs. She graduated in 2019 as a dance performer and choreographers, coming the first Chilean and youngest student to graduate at the time, at age 17. Scarleth choreographer for Joffrey’s “Fantaisie Du Printemps” season, and is currently faculty for their summer programs.
Scarleth continued her studies at SUNY Purchase College Conservatory of Dance in New York to earn her Bachelor of Fine Arts and Minor in Arts Management. Being only a Freshmen, Cirque Du Soleil flew Scarleth to Las Vegas to become part of the recreation of the Michael Jackson “ONE” show by Jamie King, where she currently performs, featuring choreographers like Rich & Tone and Parris Goebel.
Credits as an Assistant Choreographer include Columbia University, Montclair State Unversity, Alvin Ailey, and Earl Mosley Diversity in Dance. Music videos for Luis Fonsi, Demi Lovato, Carlos Vives, Sony Corporation/Electronics, Telemundo, Marinela USA, and others. Worked with choreographers like Tiffany Baker, Yanis Marshall, Jaquel Knight, Danny Lugo, Broadway choreographer Brooke Wendle, Clifton Born, Phillip Pac-Man, Sekou McMiller, and more.
Represented by MSA Talent Agency and Cirque Du Soleil Team cast. Ambassador for Ballet Hispanico, Princeton Ballet, and French pointe shoe band “Merlet”.
Scarleth continues to represent and promote cultural exchange as the founder of TEHHNYC Org. Foundation; “Exceptional English/Spanish Speaking Talents”. TEHHNYC collaborates with different conservatories in New York to provide scholarships and support to the next generation of dancers.