Carl Gudenius


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


Current Outside Positions

  • Resident designer, The Washington Stage Guild
  • Principle Designer, Design Concept Presentations, LLC
  • Owner, Pro Scenic, Inc., a union production shop that provides full fabrication services to a diverse clientele of theatrical, corporate, and video producers



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