Aubrey Deeker Hernandez, MFA

Advisory Board | Acting | Theatre | Film | Artist in Residence Program

Aubrey is an actor, narrator, and teaching artist based in Los Angeles.

As an actor, Aubrey has appeared internationally in Love’s Labor’s Lost at The Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford-upon-Avon, Off-Broadway in the world premiere of The Liar by David Ives at Classic Stage Company, and in thirteen productions as an affiliated artist at the Tony Award winning Shakespeare Theatre Company in Washington, DC, including King Lear directed by Bob Falls, Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet, and Octavius Caesar in Antony and Cleopatra.

Other credits include the title role in Hamlet and Tom in The Glass Menagerie (Denver Center Theatre Company), Prior Walter in Angels in America (Wilma Theater, Barrymore Nomination), An Enemy of the People (Goodman Theatre), Boom (Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, Helen Hayes nomination), The Walworth Farce (Studio Theatre, Helen Hayes nomination), A Fox on the Fairway (Signature Theatre, Ken Ludwig world premiere), The Grapes of Wrath (Ford’s Theatre, dir. David Cromer), and productions at The Old Globe, South Coast Rep, The Kennedy Center, Round House Theatre, Folger Theatre, Theatre J, and Everyman Theatre, among others.

Television credits include Ridley Scott’s “The Man in the High Castle,” “True Blood,” “The Wire,” “The Mentalist,” “Castle,” “Backstrom,” “NCIS,” “NCIS: New Orleans,” and “Crisis,” as well as the films So the Lord Must Wait, A Matter of Time, Distance, Leave No Marine Behind, and The Seer.

As an audiobook narrator, Aubrey has narrated several titles for The National Library Service at The Library of Congress in Washington, DC. He is also passionate about actor training. When not performing, he works as a teaching artist with an emphasis on Shakespeare and the performance of classic texts, Acting, Acting for the Camera, Scene Study, Voice & Speech, and Audition Techniques for TV & Stage.

He is a proud member of the National Alliance of Acting Teachers and is currently on faculty at The University of Wisconsin, Madison. He has also taught at Dean College, Stella Adler LA, and AMDA College and Conservatory of the Performing Arts. Aubrey is a former Kenan Foundation Artist-in-Residence at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC, as well as a Boomerang Fund grant recipient for excellence in the arts and a Theatre Lobby Award for an emerging artist.

Aubrey is a certified actor-combatant with The Society of American Fight Directors and a proud, long-serving member of Actor’s Equity Association and the Screen Actors Guild – American Federation of Television and Radio Artists. He received his undergraduate degree from The School of Drama at The University of North Carolina School of the Arts and his MFA from The Old Globe and University of San Diego Shiley Graduate Theatre Program.