YPAD has learned that Dancer/Choreographer Jackson Alvarez was arrested on July 2nd 2016 for sexual acts with a minor in Orlando Florida. Jackson has instructed with several dance studios in North Carolina and has been guest faculty at several dance studios and conventions where he has had unlimited access to minors.
If you or someone you know has been a victim please do not hesitate to contact your local authorities to report. Please remember YOU CAN REPORT ANONYMOUSLY (If you need assistance in reporting please check out this recent post) YPAD’s focus is trauma care and helping move the child from victim to survivor. We are able to offer support to family members and work with any clients that are naturally worried if one of their students was approached and harmed. If you are reading this and would like professional recovery help please contact our trusted consultant and sex abuse survivor coach Svava Brooks. Please help us give children a voice and safe space to find recovery.
Jackson’s Bio as listed on his Facebook Page(as of 7/9/16):
Jackson Alvarez signed with BLOC SOUTH is a resident of Charlotte, North Carolina, where he is on staff at several leading studios in the Charlotte area. Jackson has performed for the past 10 years and has worked on mastering the art of hip-hop dance,freestyle, and choreography as well as other styles. His choreography has won numerous awards and continues to rock today’s competition circuit. Turning his focus to competition, Jackson has won many regional and national titles. In January 2008, he was named champion of “B.E.T. 106 & Park” “WILDIN’ OUT WEDS”as well as being titled “B.E.T. Spring Bling All-Star.” In March 2008, he traveled to Charleston, SC, to audition for the hit TV show “SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE” and was selected in the top 50 for that season. Jackson’s energy, style and versatility is putting him in high demand among upcoming choreographers.
As a Professional DJ , Dancer & Entertainer Jackson has a unique captivating style which is his own freestyle. Jackson has become a natural on stage wowing the crowds with his highly energized, outstanding freestyle solo’s. He has studied under top choreographers in NJ and NY such as Geo Hubela “ICONIC” where him the crew were featured on “AMERICAS BEST DANCE CREW” Season 1. He was on the ABDC tour where he got the honor of dancing with LIL MAMA and JUSTIN Timberlake.” He has also worked with to name a few NAPPYTABS(ABDC), DAVE SCOTT(YOU GOT SERVED), DARIN HENSON(STOMP THE YARD), and many more. His future career is to be apart of short films, commercials and movies. He is what they call a Go-Getta he chases his dreams and never gives up taking him farther and farther in life. IN 2009 had the opportunity of working with two of the biggest Competition circuits know as SHOWSTOPPERS and APPLAUSE as a workshop choreographer. He currently still works as a master class teacher for APPLAUSE nationals. Recently Jackson can be seen in numerous commercials across the country and as a main dancer in the new movie CINDERELLA STORY 3 starring Lucy Hale. Jackson will also appear in STEP UP 4 both scheduled for the 2012 year.