Duane Gardella Professor, Scenic Designer Duane received his MFA in theatre design from UCLA. In addition, Professor Gardella brings an extensive background in professional television, Theatre and film design to his faculty and design duties at City College. Among his many awards are the Marcom Masque award, Florence Theil Herscher award and a Dramalogue award. His art direction work has been seen on "General Hospital," all three major TV networks and in music videos. Duane's set designs have been featured at the Long Beach Playhouse, Westchester Playhouse and Hillside Repertory.