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What Makes a Theatre Designer-Friendly

As the plane landed, the lighting designer felt terrific. Work was starting at a well-equipped theatre, with an exciting director. But wait--wasn't someone supposed to meet him at the airport? "For me, a basic thing is feeling appreciated as a human being," explains the lighting designer, who asked to remain anonymous. "You want to feel wanted, needed, and respected. It's bad enough that artists in our society are treated like children. Can't they be well cared-for children?"

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