Carol Alvarez is from Queens, New York. They started training in competitive ballroom dance at the age of eight and then started ballet training at the age of fourteen in a small studio in Astoria. Carol realized their love for dance and decided this is what they wanted to do. They went on to train at the Joffrey Ballet School full-time on scholarship. They also received training at American Ballet Theater summer intensive, Ballet Hispánico, and Alvin Ailey. Carol still performs locally in small companies throughout New York City.