Aubrey Deeker Hernandez

Aubrey Deeker Hernandez
Assistant Professor of Acting and Director of Undergraduate Theatre Training

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Grant Hall, Room 308


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.

He is a proud member of the National Alliance of Acting Teachers and is currently on faculty at he University of Wisconsin-Madison. 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 has a Theatre Lobby Award for an emerging artist.

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.