Honduran born, Philippine and USA raised, Belle Alvarez is an artist and educator working with dance and social engagement at the intersections of art, activism, and interfaith organizing.
Using interdisciplinary collaboration to inform her choreography, facilitation, and community engagement practice, Belle aims to offer a joyful, healing, nourishing experience that catalyzes reflection, unity, and collective transformation. Belle creates evocative, story driven performance and designs projects for youth and intergenerational communities throughout PA, NJ, and DE.
Belle has been awarded past residencies through Leah Stein Dance Company (2018), the Painted Bride Art Center (2017), and Birds on a Wire Dance Theatre (2016). Past ensemble work includes projects with Carnival De Resistance (2016-2018), Just Act (2015-2017), the Kimmel Center’s Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts (PIFA), and independent artists. Currently, Belle is developing a new project with Carl(os) Roa, slated to premiere in 2019.
News + Upcoming Engagements
10.15 Guest Workshop and Lecture at Spelman College Department of Dance
10.23 Guest Workshop at Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts
10.28 Dance TAG Workshop: Tools for Cross-Cultural Arts Teaching