Alvaro Montelongo was raised in Guadalajara, Mexico and started his dance training at Academia de Danza Doris Topete, and went on to train at Fomento Artístico Cordobés, Sarasota Cuban Ballet School and The Ailey School. He most recently graduated cum laude from the USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance. Aside from performing, Montelongo choreographs and performs dance evening works in his hometown. Montelongo joined LINES in 2019.