Wayne Chouinard: Resident lighting designer, Metropolitan Opera

In August 1977, Wayne Chouinard was hired at the Metropolitan Opera as assistant to resident LD Gil Wechsler. Twenty-three seasons later Chouinard is still there and has graduated into the role of resident lighting designer himself, although the title might be somewhat of a misnomer; he has only actually designed one production from scratch (the successful Fedora, whose sets were borrowed from Barcelona).

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