Hugo E Carbajal Actor- SAG/AFTRA, AEA

Gentle, patient, & smooth as cappuccino.

Hugo Carbajal has dedicated himself to the art of acting for over 20 years.

He is a student, teacher, artist, and patron of the performing arts.

From the stage to the screen, and everything in between.


Hugo is a bilingual actor, teacher, and director. Born in Ciudad Juarez, Chihahua, Mexico. Migrated to Denver, Colorado at the age of 10. His interest in the performing arts was sparked by his participation in his high school production of Into the Woods where he played the role of Narrator. He has since dedicated himself to the pursuit of acting by studying it, performing it, and teaching it. He is currently an on-line drama professor at Los Medanos College, as well as working actor in commercial, film, and television in the Los Angeles area.


Hugo earned a Master of Fine Arts in Actor Created Physical Theatre from Naropa University in collaboration with the London International School of Performing Arts. He has studied improv at the Upright Citizens Brigade and The Groudlings in Los Angeles.


The following is a selected sample of work performed on Film, Television, Theatre, and Commercials.

For a complete resume visit the following links:


Hugo's first film experience was on the set of Silver City, by John Sayles. He has since worked on several other films such as: El Camino, Lifeline, Cumpleañera, The Boatman, Cold-Pressed, among others.



Official selection: Idyllwild Film Festival, & XicanIndie Film Festival, 2018

Awarded: Premio Tonatiuh, Best Performance by an Actor, XicanIndie Film Fest, Denver, 2018

El Camino


Hugo is grateful to have had the opportunity to co-star on television shows such as Scandal, Chance, most recently on Brooklyn Nine Nine. .

Brooklyn Nine Nine, NBC
Good Girls, NBC
Chance, Hulu
Scandal, ABC
The Mick, FOX
Goliath, Amazon


Hugo has performed with great theatre companies in Denver, San Francisco Bay Area, and Arizona. He is a former collective company member of the historic, Tony award winning political theatre company, San Francisco Mime Troupe. He has worked with companies such as: Cal Shakes, Arizona Theatre Company, Marin Theatre Company, Shotgun Players, TeatroVision, Su Teatro, among others.

Quixote Nuevo

By Octavio Solis

California Shakespeare Company, 2018

The River Bride

by Marisela Treviño Orta, Arizona Theatre Company, 2017

Images property of Arizona Theatre Company.
"Carbajal wears the character’s intensity and fever with an honesty that allowed the audience to buy into the story" Kathleen Allen

Tucson.com review of The River Bride at Arizona Theatre Company.


by Michael Gene Sullivan, San Francisco Mime Troupe, 2015

Images property of San Francisco Mime Troupe.

Heart Shaped Nebula

by Marisela Treviño Orta, Shotgun Players, 2015

Images property of Shotgun Players.
"Miqueo, played earnestly by rock-solid Hugo Carbajal" Lou Fancher, SF Weekly

SF Weekly review of Heart Shaped Nebula


Hugo can be seen on several television commercials ranging from Toyota, Redd's Apple Ale, El Pollo Loco, Wawanesa, among others.

Commercial Representation:

Daniel Hoff Agency


Redds's Apple Ale

Wawanesa Insurance

El Pollo Loco
Hugo is like the sunshine at dawn that turns the skies pink.

For bookings, contact Karen Patmas at National Talent LA


+1 (310) 422-0594

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