Deputy Chair of the DepartmentDirector, MFA Design Program
Carl Gudenius holds an M.F.A. in Design from Wayne State University. In addition to teaching scenic and lighting design at GWU and directing its Graduate Design Program he is an active professional designer (USA 829). He is the resident designer for The Washington Stage Guild; he is also Principle Designer for DCP/Design Concept Presentations, LLC. Recent work has included Art Direction/Production Design for ABC (including Good Morning America and Nightline), C-SPAN, PBS' (including In Performance at the White House), Discovery.
His Scenic and lighting work has been seen at many Washington theatres including The Kennedy Center, Olney Theatre, MetroStage, Church Street Theatre, Horizons Theatre and Interact Theatre. Corporate production design for industrial projects has included recent work for Sony, Accenture, MedImmune, McKesson, Choice Hotels and Barnes & Noble. He owns Pro Scenic, Inc., a union (IATSE local 22) production shop that provides full fabrication services to a diverse clientele of theatrical, corporate and video producers.