Amaya Alvarado is a multidisciplinary contemporary circus artist and dancer who has traveled around the world studying, performing and teaching acrobatics, yoga (500 hour certification), dance, and circus arts.
After completing the Professional Program at the Circus Warehouse in NYC she went on to graduate from the New England Center for Circus Arts (NECCA) focusing on hand to hand, group acrobatics, and trapeze. She has studied hand to hand, acrobatics and aerials with some of the greatest coaches and innovators in North America: at NECCA and in Montreal with Jérome LeBeaut (Cirque du Soleil, Cirque Eloize and Seven Fingers) and Natalia Adamiecka (Cirque Eloize). Amaya is co-creator, choreographer and performer in the full-length contemporary circus theatre show Tinder and Ash, born through a Tohu artist residency in Montreal and further developed at the Orchard Project Residency in Saratoga Springs, NY.
She has taught people of all ages and backgrounds from Mexico to Thailand, Alaska to Montreal. As a performer, Amaya seeks to make art that matters in the world and inspires people. As a teacher, she seeks to uplift, empower and facilitate experiences of joyful spontaneity and growth.