Aarón Hernández Farfán

Aaron was born in Mexico City on September 17, 1974. He studied acting at the Núcleo de Estudios Teatrales (1992-1994) and History at National Univesrsity of Mexico (2005-2009), in addition to taking complementary courses at  Casa del Teatro , as well as in the Fermatta Music Academy and in Arte 7 film school.

He has participated as an actor in various theatrical productions, standing out in “A midsummer night’s dream” by William Shakespeare (which was presented at the Shakespeare Festival of Dallas); “De la calle” by Jesús González Dávila (presented at The Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, California); “1822, the year we were Empire” by Flavio González Mello, directed by Antonio Castro and “Lear”  a free version of the t William Shakespeare’s classic made and directed by Rodrigo Johnson.

His following productions stand out: “The lonesome west” by Martin McDonagh; “Lastmar” by Carlos Valencia, “Lluna” by Jaime Chabaud, “Frozen” by Briony Lavery, “Apocalypse pieces” by Martín López Brie, “About Alicia” by Bárbara Colio; “#HG: Gourmet Homicides” by Édgar Álvarez Estrada and “Obediently yours, Orson Welles” by Richard France.

In 2004 he was a beneficiary of the Fonca Study Abroad program;  in  2006 he obtained first place in the essay contest “Discrimination in Mexico”, convened by UNAM and Conapred; in 2011 his project “Perpetual Voices” was selected by the program of Promotion and Co-investments of Fonca and his work “Last Mar” is selected for the festival of monologues “Theater on a single voice”. In 2016 he was selected to represent Mexico at the International Forum on Culture management and Culture Policy convened by the Goethe Institut and the Kultureferrat of Munich, Germany, where he meets Tom Mansfield, artistic director of Upstart Theatre. In 2017 he carried out an artistic residency around the work of Frank Wedekind, returning to that city. In 2019 he is selected by the British Council to participate as director within the “Taking the stage” program and joins Teatro al cubo A.C. as Co- Artistic Director.

He has worked as a teacher in the theater workshops of the National Pedagogical University and the Metropolitan Autonomous University. He collaborates as an academic author for Hochschule Heilbronn, Germany on Cultural Management in Latin America.

Contact: aaron.hernandez.farfan@teatroalcubo.com