Deputy Chair of the Department
Director, MFA Design Program
Ph. (202) 994-0740
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. He
is also Production Designer for The US Army’s touring pageant Spirit
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.