C. Patrick Gendusa – Patrick has worked professionally as a performer, director, and instructor in New York, Texas, New Mexico, Virginia, and Louisiana. He received his BA in Theatre Arts from St. Edwards University and his MFA in Acting and Directing from Texas Tech University. Currently, he is a Extraordinary Faculty at Loyola University New Orleans. Patrick was chosen as one of only fourteen theatre professionals to participate in the prestigious The Actors Center Teacher Development Program in New York City. He has taught theatre at the University of Richmond and Texas Tech University. He was head of the Department of Theatre at Holy Cross School and worked for the Jefferson Parish Gifted and Talented Theatre Program at East Jefferson High School. He was Executive Administrator of the Saenger Theatre and has taught at the Metropolitan Dance Theatre of New Orleans.While in Austin, Texas he was vice-president of the Zilker Summer Musical, the only free outdoor theatre remaining in the country. He also toured with and was a founding member of the Second Youth Theatre Company and the Kinesis Dance Theatre Company. In New York he had a cabaret act called Chemistry and taught musical theatre and acting. A few of his favorite roles include: Blood Brothers (Narrator), Into the Woods (Baker), Cabaret (Emcee), Chicago (Amos), The Mystery of Edwin Drood (Neville Landless and Bazzard), West Side Story (Chino), Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde (Edward Clarke), A Girls Guide to Chaos (Jake), Reckless (Tom), Beauty and the Beast (Phillip), The Snow Queen (Kay), Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (Timothy Ellison), Wait Until Dark (Roat), George M! (Jerry Cohan), Leader of the Pack (Gus Sharkey), Grease (Sonny), Schoolhouse Rock Live! (Patrick), Plaza Suite (Director), Agnes of God (Director), Bang Bang You’re Dead (Director), A Girls Guide to Chaos (Director), The Laramie Project (Director), You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown (Director) Almost, Maine (Director) Godspell (Director), Blithe Spirit (Director).
Name: C. Patrick Gendusa
Lives in: New Orleans, Louisiana
Occupation: Actor, Director of Marketing & Distribution, Dramaturge, Performance Coach, Producer, Producer of Marketing & Distribution, Production Manager, Stage Director, Theatre Director, Theatrical Producer and Other