About Carlos Dengler

Carlos Dengler is a freelance actor, musician, writer, and filmmaker living in New York City.

Carlos is completing post-production on a festival-bound short film called Iowa. He wrote, directed and starred in the film, along with composing the score and editing. It is based on characters from Charles D’Ambrosio’s short story “The Scheme of Things.”

He has written for n+1, Seven Stories Press and is working with Foundry Literary + Media on writing his first memoir. He performed a critically acclaimed one person show for NY Fringe Festival in 2016, entitled Homo Sapiens Interruptus and guest performed with the Late Night with Seth Meyers house band. Carlos worked with director Terry Kinney at Lincoln Center Theater in 2016 and performed with Da Camera of Houston portraying Marcel Proust in a devised theatre piece with music in 2017.

He received an MFA from NYU Grad Acting in 2015 and was the founding bass player and keyboardist for the band Interpol from 1997 to 2010.

Carlos is currently developing an experimental monologue called The Importance of Ernest, loosely based on the similarly titled play by Oscar Wilde.

Carlos is also an avid backpacker and amateur nature photographer. Click here to look at his Flickr album of photos from his adventures. Click here to watch a hiking video from the White Mountains of New Hampshire shot with an iPhone. Carlos has also raised money for the Fresh Air Fund on GoFundMe through his backpacking adventures. He recently solo hiked in 9 days the rugged and remote 140-mile Northville-Placid Trail in Adirondack Park. In 2017, he solo hiked the 24-mile Devil’s Path, one of the northeast’s most strenuous thru-hikes.