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Carl Wallnau

 
Bio:
He is currently Artistic Director of the Centenary Stage Company, an equity theatre located on the campus of Centenary College in Hackettstown, NJ where he is also Professor of Theatre Arts and Chairman of the Fine Arts Department. Recent acting credits include Baron Fontanblue in Storyville at ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
He is currently Artistic Director of the Centenary Stage Company, an equity theatre located on the campus of Centenary College in Hackettstown, NJ where he is also Professor of Theatre Arts and Chairman of the Fine Arts Department. Recent acting credits include Baron Fontanblue in Storyville at ... (read complete bio)

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Carl Wallnau Biography

He is currently Artistic Director of the Centenary Stage Company, an equity theatre located on the campus of Centenary College in Hackettstown, NJ where he is also Professor of Theatre Arts and Chairman of the Fine Arts Department.
Recent acting credits include Baron Fontanblue in Storyville at the York Musical Theatre, and Sydney Bruehl in Deathtrap for Centenary Stage.

He has worked at numerous regional theatres including Paper Mill Playhouse, Second Stage in NYC, People’s Light, The Lark Theatre, The Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, Hartford Stage, Bristol Riverside, Forum Theatre, Premiere Stages, Orlando Shakespeare Company, Theatre 1812, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, Foothills Playhouse and 14 months on the road with the First National Tour of TITANIC.

He has directed over sixty productions including The English Bride, which recently had its NY premiere at 59e59 and the world premieres of Poetry of Pizza, Inventing Montana and The Tillie Project and New Jersey premieres of Below The Belt, Square One and Marvin's Room. He has been cited for outstanding direction in productions of Springtime For Henry, Engaged, The Ladies Man, Deathtrap and Pygmalion and has directed in numerous regional theatres including Hartford Theatre Works and Musical Theatre Works.

He received his MFA from Rutgers University Mason Gross School of the Arts and his married to his favorite actress Colleen Smith Wallnau for who he wrote the play MARY TODD A WOMAN APART.






Carl Wallnau News

Centenary Stage Company Now Accepting Registration For Adult Acting Class Photo Centenary Stage Company Now Accepting Registration For Adult Acting Class
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 15, 2022

Centenary Stage Company is offering an adult acting class titled From Shakespeare to Coward to be taught by Carl Wallnau for the 2022 Fall Semester.  

Audiences Are Raving After Opening Weekend Of Centenary Stage Company's Production Of Photo Audiences Are Raving After Opening Weekend Of Centenary Stage Company's Production Of METEOR SHOWER
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 23, 2022

Centenary Stage Company's production of Meteor Shower by Steve Martin opened this past weekend, and audiences are raving. Performances will run through March 6 in the Sitnik Theatre of the Lackland Performing Arts Center at 715 Grand Avenue, Hackettstown, NJ on the campus of Centenary University.

BWW Review: Steve Martin's METEOR SHOWER at Centenary Stage Company-A Wildly Entertai Photo BWW Review: Steve Martin's METEOR SHOWER at Centenary Stage Company-A Wildly Entertaining Modern Play
by Marina Kennedy - Feb 22, 2022

Meteor Shower by renowned actor, producer, and writer, Steve Martin is now being performed at Centenary Stage Company.  This is the one to see.  The expert direction of the Company’s Artistic Director, Carl Wallnau complements Martin’s clever plot and the play’s finely tuned dialogue. Make the trip to the Hackettstown theatre and enjoy!

Centenary Stage Company Presents METEOR SHOWER By Steve Martin Photo Centenary Stage Company Presents METEOR SHOWER By Steve Martin
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 14, 2022

Centenary Stage Company's production of Meteor Shower by Steve Martin opens February 18 at 8:00 pm. Performances will run through March 6 in the Sitnik Theatre of the Lackland Performing Arts Center.

Tickets On Sale Now For Centenary Stage Company's Production Of METEOR SHOWER By Stev Photo Tickets On Sale Now For Centenary Stage Company's Production Of METEOR SHOWER By Steve Martin
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 7, 2022

Centenary Stage Company is selling tickets now for their upcoming production of Meteor Shower by Steve Martin. Performances will take place February 18 through March 6 in the Sitnik Theatre of the Lackland Performing Arts Center at 715 Grand Avenue, Hackettstown, NJ on the campus of Centenary University.

Centenary Stage Company Announces Cast For Upcoming Production Of Steve Martin's METE Photo Centenary Stage Company Announces Cast For Upcoming Production Of Steve Martin's METEOR SHOWER
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 28, 2022

Centenary Stage Company has cast their production of Meteor Shower by Steve Martin, and tickets are on-sale now. Performances will take place February 18 through March 6 in the Sitnik Theatre of the Lackland Performing Arts Center at 715 Grand Avenue, Hackettstown, NJ on the campus of Centenary University.

Centenary Stage Company Announces Cast For A CHRISTMAS CAROL Photo Centenary Stage Company Announces Cast For A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 2, 2021

A Christmas Carol written by Stephen Temperley and based on the story by Charles Dickens returns to Centenary Stage Company's Sitnik Theatre this season. Nineteenth-century London comes to life with this adaption made specifically for Centenary Stage Company.

Centenary Stage Company's Great Authors Out Loud Series Returns with A Staged Reading Photo Centenary Stage Company's Great Authors Out Loud Series Returns with A Staged Reading of THE SEAGULL
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 8, 2021

Centenary Stage Company's Great Authors Out Loud Series returns with a staged reading of Anton Chekhov's The Seagull.

Centenary Stage Company Now Accepting Registration for Adult Acting Class and Dance C Photo Centenary Stage Company Now Accepting Registration for Adult Acting Class and Dance Conservatory
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 23, 2021

Centenary Stage Company will be offering an adult acting class titled From Shakespeare to Coward taught by Carl Wallnau as well as 2 eight-week sessions of the Conservatory of Dance for the 2021 Fall Semester.

Centenary Stage Company's Nextstage Repertory Re-Imagines A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Photo Centenary Stage Company's Nextstage Repertory Re-Imagines A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by Stephi Wild - Apr 16, 2021

Centenary Stage Company and Centenary University's all student NEXTstage Repertory presents William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. The production opens Thursday, April 22nd, will run through Sunday, May 2nd and will take place in Sitnik Theatre of the Lackland Performing Arts Center.

Carl Wallnau Videos

BWW TV: STORYVILLE Cast Brings A Little Bit of New Orleans to Bryant Park
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 27, 2013

Featured in this week's event was the cast of Storyville (Ernestine Jackson, DC Anderson, Cory Bretsch, Karen Burthwright, Kyle Robert Carter, Demeka Hayes, Michael Leonard James, Leajato Robinson, Clifton Samuels, Christopher Spaulding, Carl Wallnau, Debra Walton, NaTasha Yvette Williams, and Zakiya Young) performing 'Welcome to New Orleans,' 'The Best Is Yet to Come,' and 'Animal Stomp.' Check out highlights below!