CAROLINA HOYOS is a first generation Peruvian Quechua-Inca Afro-Latina. Born in Washington, DC, and raised between the quiet suburbs of Virginia and the gritty streets of Baltimore, Carolina has also lived in NYC, San Francisco and Montgomery, Alabama, before making LA her home. She splits time between writing and acting for stage and film as well as releasing records as singer-songwriter-multi-instrumentalist, A Girl I Know. She sings and plays as Antonella in Nicolas Winding Refyn’s upcoming Amazon Prime series “Too Old To Die Young”. Recent stage work includes Glass Ceilings, Good for Otto, Soledad, Match, Sincerely, Mom and Sitting Bull’s Last Waltz.
Carolina also writes and performs with improv and sketch troupes at UCB, iOWest, Comedy Central, ACME Noho, and The Clubhouse. Her troupe Nightpantz was named WhoHaHa’s Best Original Sketch. Carolina is in development to direct dramatic short “Children of the Sun”, co-direct sitcom pilot “Dad Pad”, and has begun research on an international political drama based on her family’s involvement in world politics from the Civil Rights movement to the Gulf War.