Gooding began his theater career in Arlington, Virginia in
1976. After graduating from North Carolina School of the Arts
in 1981 with a BFA in Design and Production, he held positions
at Center Stage, The Atlanta Ballet, and Baltimore Ballet
as a stage manager. He has worked in many technical departments
in film and theater.
His corporate production experience includes lighting design,
video projection,sound, multi-image
programming, graphics, camera, teleprompter,
set design/construction, stage management and production.
has been creating CAD drawings for business meetings since