In this column we often reveal the secret lives of lighting designers. When Amy L. Slingerland read Rick Murray's bio in a dance program, she knew he would be a good candidate. In addition to site-specific dance lighting and production management for renowned modern dance companies like Twyla Tharp and Lucinda Childs, Murray spent several years performing with avant-garde troupe Circus Amok. A few years ago, at a career crossroads, he was prepared to give up on lighting design when he won a ...

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