Joseph Alvaro is the Creator and Executive Producer of The Lucky Ones, which is an online social and video streaming platform that explores the lives of those we were lucky to have had in our lives. TLO explores the continuing bonds we have with those who have passed way in short video interviews. Prior to creating The Lucky Ones, Joseph spent over 30 years in advertising as a producer and director of TV commercials. He is also the author of the book; I’m One of The Lucky Ones. In his book Joseph shares his experience of losing his wife and what inspired to create The Lucky Ones platform. Joseph is a graduate of the University of Detroit’s BFA theater department and attended NYU’s Graduate Film School. His work includes the music video, Take Me to Your Reader for Grammy nominee Judy Pancoast along with the 5 minute short; Do Not Remove, a Halloween spoof that ran before blockbuster films such as Blue Velvet, Aliens, and Stand by Me. His direction of Creeps was awarded one of the Year’s Best Plays by Jay Carr of the Boston Globe. Joseph staged a regional production of The Elephant Man and in NYC directed Buddies for the Ensemble Studio Theatre and Doing the Numbers at The Sanford Meisner Theatre. He has produced or directed numerous national TV commercials for such clients as Estee Lauder, Visine and AT&T.
He resides in Ridgewood, NJ and has two children, a 25-year-old son Bennett, and a 21-year old daughter, Riley.
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