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Fame, Fortune or Fulfillment – with Mike Wood

Chris Lose • May 7, 2021

with Mike Wood – Lighting Designer/Director & Educator out of Nashville

On this episode, we discuss how to maintain living rates post-pandemic, how far we should be willing to compromise, how transparent we need to be about our rates, having difficult conversations about what we make among trusted companions, the idea of a transparent open-source database of pay rates, if it is ever okay to work for free, using union wages as a barometer, collective bargaining, and the notion of paying your dues.

Please visit: www.mikewoodld.com and instagram.com/mikewoodld

About this Podcast

LD at Large Podcast

Stage and Theatrical Lighting in the modern world.

Chris Lose is an international touring lighting director, programmer and columnist who has dedicated his life to solving problems through pragmatic decision making and mindfulness. He strives to invoke emotion through color, atmosphere and beauty. He loves to share his experiences and his knowledge even in his most vulnerable hours.

In this podcast, he takes time to lay out his unique philosophies that have allowed him to succeed in the hard knocks business of rock 'n roll touring.

You can listen to the LD AT Large Podcast here or at or at one of the sites below.

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