Luis Carlos Pineda

Actor, acting coach. Theater director and playwright.


Luis Carlos Pineda was born in Guatemala City in 1977. He holds a BA in Dramatic Art from the University of San Carlos in Guatemala, specialized in Theater Direction. Born into a family of theater people, he began acting professionally in 1992 with various Guatemalan directors.


He worked as actor, investigator and instructor for groups such as Rayuela Teatro and Caja Lúdica.


In 2004 he founded Andamio Teatro Raro, a collective creation group devoted to political theater, and continues as its director to this day.


He founded the project Creativity Clinics in 2020.


He presently is part of the team at La Casa de Producción as screenwriter and acting coach.


  • Film and theater actor

  • Dramatist

  • Writer

  • Screenwriter

  • Acting coach


Spanish 100%


  • Giants Don’t Exist (2017)
  • Puro Mula (2011)
  • Exilio de una Promesa  (2010)
  • La bodega (2010)
  • Amorfo-Te busqué (2006)



  • CNT: vivos se los llevaron (2001)



  • Rayuela
  • Caja Lúdica
  • Candilejas Producciones
  • Teatro de los Confines
  • Espacio Blanco
  • Andamio Teatro Raro
  • La Cubana
  • Somos Viento  


  • Honorable Mention in the Dramaturgy Chapter of the Permanent Central American Literary Contest, by the Ministry of Culture of Guatemala (2020)
  • Best Actor, Arcoiris Maya Awards, 2005
  • Breakout Actor, Dante Alighieri Society, 2002