Teresa Alvarez

Teresa was born in Detroit in 1991 and soon after moved to Oakland, California, where she discovered a love for the performing arts. At the age of 10, she returned to Michigan and competed with a local pom dance team and trained with the National Basketball Association dance team, the Detroit Pistons Automotion. After taking some classes at the Detroit Opera House, Teresa danced in the Nutcracker with the Cincinnati Ballet Company as well as with the Stars of Ballet and Broadway under the direction of Meg Paul.

While in her high school, The Arts Academy in the Woods, Teresa studied Dance extensively. She studied with teachers at the Joffrey Ballet Chicago and with other notable dance company directors and professors. After high school, Teresa performed as the lead dancer in a scene from the movie, Vamps. At Henry Ford Community College, she was a dance scholarship recipient and performed with the Full Circle Dance Company.

In addition to dancing, Teresa’s performing work includes film and modeling. She was the winner of the Miss Great Lakes State Pageant in 2011. She currently is employed with the Detroit Tigers MLB organization, dancing with the DTE Energy Squad and a dance instructor for inner city youth.