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David Alvarez Biography

 
Birth Place:
Montreal, Canada
Bio:
David Alvarez is a Canadian dancer and actor, mostly recognized for being one of the original Billys in the Broadway production of Billy Elliot the Musical. Alvarez left theater to serve in the US Army. Following a service of two and a half years with the 25th Infantry Division he returned to ... (read complete bio)
 

Birth Place: Montreal, Canada

Bio:
David Alvarez is a Canadian dancer and actor, mostly recognized for being one of the original Billys in the Broadway production of Billy Elliot the Musical. Alvarez left theater to serve in the US Army. Following a service of two and a half years with the 25th Infantry Division he returned to ... (read complete bio)

David Alvarez is a Canadian dancer and actor, mostly recognized for being one of the original Billys in the Broadway production of Billy Elliot the Musical.

Alvarez left theater to serve in the US Army. Following a service of two and a half years with the 25th Infantry Division he returned to Broadway, becoming a swing in a production of On the Town.

While attending Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, in the fall of 2018, he was found by the casting director for Steven Spielberg's West Side Story, and on January 14, 2019, it was announced that Alvarez would be playing the role of Bernardo in this Spielberg's adaptation of the film.

David Alvarez Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

 
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2009 - Best Leading Actor in a Musical Gold Star
David Alvarez, Billy Elliot
 
Theatre World Awards - 2009 - Performance Gold Star
David Alvarez, Billy Elliot
 
Tony Awards - 2009 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical Gold Star
David Alvarez, Billy Elliot, The Musical