Alvarez Family

Martin Alvarez begun performing at the age of 9 with his family; doing the flying trapeze and teeterboard. At the age of 12, he caught his first triple somersault on the flying trapeze.

Alvarez Family

Performed on the following circuses: 1978, Circus Scott Sweden, Tivolly Garden, Denmark; 1978 - 1982, Clyde Beatty Circus; 1983-1984 Ringling Brothers Circus; 1994 - 1995 Ringling Brothers circus, and many others.


Wife Crina Meda started in gymnastics at the age of 5 in Romania. Then, trained with circuses doing the teeterboard, and contortions. She performed in Europe, Hungary, Finland, and Holland before coming to American to join Ringling Brothers Circus in 1987. In 1988 she joined Big Apple circus, returned to Ringling Brothers Circus in 1989 to 1994. Has continued to perform with other circuses.


Son Gianni, at the age of 6, and daughter Ariana, at the age of 4 joined their acts in Japan, Bermuda, Canada, and the USA.