Alvin is deeply grateful for the chance to work with dog & pony dc. Born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii, Alvin holds a BA in Theatre from the University of Hawaii where he was exposed to various forms of traditional Asian Theatre. After three years of working as an actor in NYC, Alvin received the Fox Fellowship acting grant from Theatre Communications Group, allowing him to further pursue his studies in traditional Chinese, and Japanese theatre. Alvin has been a company member of the Honolulu Theatre For Youth for 8 seasons, and has written 7 productions for the company. In 2012, his play Anime Momotaro won a Helen Hayes award for best TYA production at Imagination Stage.