Frankie J. Alvarez was seen most recently in New York as Flaco Raphael in the concert musical he co-created with Nick Choksi for Ars Nova's ANTFest, ‘Those Lost Boys: The Ten Year Reunion.' Earlier in 2013, he was Jewish Confederate soldier Caleb in the Actors Theatre of Louisville's production of ‘The Whipping Man.' In 2012, Mr. Alvarez played Hamlet in both the English and Spanish productions of ‘Hamlet: Prince of Cuba' at the Asolo Rep (Dir: Michael Edwards; Spanish translation by Pulitzer-Prize winner Nilo Cruz). Alvarez is also an accomplished audiobook narrator.
2011 Oregon Shakespeare Festival acting company: ‘Claudio' in Measure For Measure (Dir: Bill Rauch) and Lucius/Metellus Cimber in ‘Julius Caesar' (Dir: Amanda Dehnert). Film/TV: ‘Looking,' ‘Smash.' Awards: 2010 Best Actor Award at the NYC Midtown International Theatre Festival as the titular character in Ben Bartolone's ‘The Tragedie of Cardenio'; Recipient of Juilliard's prestigious Raul Julia Scholarship. MFA: The Juilliard School; BFA: Florida State University.