Lessons Learned

Just like med students learn on cadavers, you have to let them butcher it a little bit."

Rob Murphy

When designers double as guest or faculty artists at universities, a professional scenic designer might provide renderings to a student director. A student lighting designer may illuminate a pro’s costumes. When pros work with students, does it spell trouble or triumph? What are the challenges and rewards?

"On the most important level, there’s no difference

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