Carl Menninger (Artistic Associate)

Carl Menninger lived and worked in Chicago for many years and directed the 2016 production of THIS at Windy City Playhouse. Currently, he serves as an Artistic Associate to the Playhouse and is an Assistant Professor of Theatre at American University, in Washington, D.C., where he ran the Theatre and Musical Theatre programs for eight years. While in Chicago, Carl worked with Victory Gardens and Chicago Dramatists. In addition to working at D.C.’s Studio Theatre and Adventure Theatre, his play EVERYTHING BUT YOU: A MODERN ROMANCE received a staged reading at the Keegan Theatre in D.C. His play DYSFUNCTION SPELLED BACKWARD IS FAMILY was also presented in D.C., and he is currently working on a play about the silent film stars Ramon Novarro and Billy Haines. Carl is the author of Minding the Edge: Strategies for a Fulfilling, Successful Career as an Actor.

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