Belle Alvarez is an artist, educator, and community organizer working with dance, movement, and storytelling for the purpose of community building and fostering creative dialogue that is rooted in kinesthetic empowerment. Using interdisciplinary collaboration to inform her facilitation and community engagement practice, Belle aims to offer a joyful, healing, nourishing experience that catalyzes reflection, unity, and social change. Currently, Belle is a Local Organizer with Carnival De Resistance, an Ensemble Member with Just Act, and a project based collaborator/performer. Belle is a Teaching Artist and Guest Instructor working with youth and adults throughout PA, NJ, and DE. In 2017, Belle was awarded a BrideNext residency at the Painted Bride Art Center in 2017 where she developed work on advocacy and selfhood for American Immigrants. In 2015, Belle was a featured artist in Birds on a Wire Dance Theatre's HATCH residency. Belle earned her BFA in Dance from Temple University.