Augusto José Bitter Hurtado was born in Venezuela, where he lived until he was 10 years old when his family relocated to Alberta, Canada. He has a Specialist in Drama, Theatre, and Performance Studies from the University of Toronto. He is a current member of the 2016-2017 Factory Theatre Mechanicals and a part of Aluna Theatre’s Interpretation Lab, performing in both Spanish and English. Augusto has also trained at the National Voice Intensive in 2015 and with Young People's Theatre's "Antigone Project". He does community outreach and education as a Youth Link Artist at Soulpepper Theatre Company, and he was named one of NOW Magazine's Top Four young artists to watch in 2017. Augusto has been involved with various other companies, including: Theatre Passe Muraille, Theatre Rusticle, Dreamwalker Dance Company; Pure Carbon; lemonTree creations; Foo Productions; Shakespeare BASH’d; Tarragon Theatre; and Pencil Kit Productions.