Arnold Bueso

Asst. Professor Prof. Practice

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Honduran born designer Arnold Bueso has designed scenery, costumes, lighting, projections, and served as technician and artisan for related media projects all over the U.S. and internationally. In New York City, he maintained a freelance studio for 10 years in industries like museum exhibits, fashion, art installation, immersive, film & broadcast, and web-based projects for both national and oversees productions. On Broadway, he assisted William Ivey Long’s Studio on Curtains and Young Frankenstein and collaborated with various Off-Broadway companies including The Brooklyn Ballet, StudioEIS, Izquierdo Studios, FringeNYC, Soho Rep, 2NDStage, Fashion Week, Performa, Chashama, and many others. Regional work includes First Stage, Cincinnati Playhouse, The National Museum in DC, and design residencies for various companies in South Florida, Utah, Ohio, and California. Internationally, his work for installation and museums has traveled to Prague, Warsaw, the UK, Puerto Rico, and the United Arab Emirates. His scenic design for What The Butler Saw was a part of the US exhibit at the Prague Quadrennial in 2011. Most recently, he served as Resident Scenic and Costume Designer and Technical Program Coordinator for PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre on California's central coast where he also designed shows like the west coast premiere of Freaky Friday the Musical, The Whipping Man, and Twelfth Night. Since 2009, he has taught design and technology courses and served as guest artist at City University of New York (City College, John Jay College, BMCC, and QCC), Long Island University, Hofstra University, Allan Hancock College, and Glendale College. Currently, he is about to go into production for Matilda the Musical in Milwaukee. You may view his work at