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Quotes in the Public Domain
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A composer is a guy who goes around forcing his will on unsuspecting air molecules, often with the assistance of unsuspecting musicians. Frank Zappa
Therefore: A Lighting Designer is a guy who goes around forcing his will on unsuspecting photons, often with the assistance of unsuspecting electricians.

Any dramatic series the producers want us to take seriously as a representation of contemporary reality cannot be taken seriously as a representation of anything - except a show to be ignored by anyone capable of sitting upright in a chair and chewing gum simultaneously. -- Richard Schickel

It's kind of fun to do the impossible. -- Walter Elias Disney

Listen to the stage manager and get on stage when they tell you to. No one has time for the rock star bullshit. None of the techs backstage care if you're David Bowie or the milkman. When you act like a jerk, they are completely unimpressed with the infantile display that you might think comes with your dubious status. They were there hours before you building the stage, and they will be there hours after you leave tearing it down. They should get your salary, and you should get theirs. -- Lollapalooza Alumni Henry Rollins

'Music is the space between the notes.' -- C. Debussy

Lighting Design is the space between the photons. -- Benjamin Hay

The Critic is the one who surprises the playwright by informing him of what he meant -- Wilson Mizner

Theatre is Life with the dull bits cut out. -- Alfred Hitchcock

There was a boy called Eustace Clarence Scrubb, and he almost deserved it. -- C. S. Lewis, The Chronicles of Narnia

Give me a long enough lever and I'll move the world. Give me enough string, sash pulleys and door closers and I'll mount EFX for you. -- Kit Lane

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