Roberto started his career in his hometown of Mexico City working on shows such as Rent, Guys & Dolls and Cats and touring extensively with the Disney Special Events Group in Latin America. His voice was featured as the singing voice of Joseph in the Dreamworks’ animated feature Joseph: King of Dreams.

Internationally he has toured Europe with Opera NY’s The Best of Andrew Lloyd Webber and China in the role of Joe Vegas in Fame, The Musical. Roberto was a headline singer for Carnival Cruse Lines for several years. Here he had the opportunity to conceive, direct and perform his solo shows Taking the Wheel and Spanglish.

Since relocating to New York City in 2000, Roberto has worked on numerous exciting and varied projects. He has performed with StageStars on their recording of Spring Awakening, as well as working on the development of several new musicals including Street Lights for the New York Musical Theatre Festival and Go West directed by Jamie King. Roberto originated the role of Marco in the Off-Broadway hit kids musical Angelina Ballerina, The Musical and Angelina Ballerina, The Very Merry Holiday Musical. In addition to musicals, he received critical acclaim in the play Jackson Heights 3am. Roberto has also appeared in concert alongside Broadway stars including Tom Wopat, Carol Woods and Bianca Marroquin.

His regional theatre credits include Juan in Altar Boyz at The Palace Theatre; Ritchie Valens in Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story at Sierra Repertory Theatre; Padamadan/Nikos in Legally Blonde at Merry-Go-Round Playhouse; Thalia/Young Danny in Xanadu, The Musical at ZACH Theatre. His performance in Xanadu, The Musical earned him a B. Payne Award for Outstanding Ensemble Performance in a Musical. He returned to ZACH Theatre in Evita and in the role of Thenardier in the international smash hit Les Miserables. Most recently he played Pepe in West Side Story at Theatre By The Sea under the direction of Bob Richard and Diane Laurenson.

Roberto originated the role of Julius Hyman for the new musical Rachel in NYC. His work was recognised with the Fresh Fruit Festival 2015 Oustanding Featured Performer Award.

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Roberto is also an accomplished photographer. His work has been featured in publications like Vertical Magazine, Next Magazine, and Beautiful Magazine. His work has commanded two solo exhibits in NYC and included as part The Body Collection for The Exposure Award Exhibit at The Louvre. For more on his photography check out: and and follow him on Instagram @robertoaraujophotography