Carl Gudenius

Carl Gudenius
Professor of Production Design, Special Assistant for Productions & Performances, Faculty Advisor for Production Design,
Theatre & Dance Program
Building XX, 3rd Floor, Washington, DC 20052
[email protected]


In addition to teaching scenic and lighting design at GW and directing its Graduate Production Design Program, Professor Gudenius is an active professional designer. 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), and Discovery.


Current Outside Positions

  • Resident designer, The Washington Stage Guild
  • Principal Designer, Design Concept Presentations, LLC



Scenic and lighting work seen at many Washington theatres including:

  • The Kennedy Center
  • Olney Theatre
  • MetroStage
  • Church Street Theatre
  • Horizons Theatre and Interact Theatre

Recent corporate production design for industrial projects include work for:

  • Sony
  • Accenture
  • MedImmune
  • McKesson
  • Choice Hotels
  • Barnes & Noble



MFA in Design, Wayne State University