Fun Facts about Lance ...
Wrote a book about his experiences during the Rio Olympic Games (where he won an Emmy) entitled, Letters from Rio. It is a sardonic and honest look at life behind the world's largest sporting event.
Loves the opportunity in The United States but longs for the lifestyle and culture of New Zealand.
Once saved a wedding reception’s lighting in a tent on a remote part of Long Island by using the foil found in a cigarette pack to bridge a blown fuse minutes before guests were scheduled to arrive.
Astrological sign is Leo.
In lieu of a light model during cuing for Crimes Of The Heart, he dressed up a 6’ plastic ficus tree and dragged it around the set instead. Named it Alfred.
Had a train table growing up and still loves trains as an adult. Has also been to the lowest level of Grand Central Station, toured the steam tunnels in the area, as well as the main control room for Metro-North. To do this, he pretended to be someone's nephew.
Wrote and published a book introducing a unified theory of human behavior. It is still available for purchase at Lulu.
Was first chair All-County Band in Greenville, South Carolina in 8th grade. He played the trombone through college, and still plays the piano when one is available.
Has worked more than 750 events and performances in his career, of that roughly 500 were weddings. Oddly, has only been invited to two weddings where he sat both times at the left-overs table.
Went Mac in college and never looked back. His entire family eventually switched over because he stopped providing technical support for their older Windows machines.
Refuses to eat mushrooms (because he saw one growing in a shower once). Loves Blue Moon beer. Has a thing for tequila. Prefers red wine. Craves extremely spicy food.
Played Harold Hill in The Music Man his sophomore year of high school. Never acted again after.
Has loved only three women his entire life -- he married the third after almost 8 years of dating.
Won numerous awards and scholarships in college and graduated Magna Cum Laude, only to realize later in this industry it has absolutely no bearing on anything at all whatsoever.
Lives in Manhattan and walks most places whenever possible. Routinely has to re-sole his shoes.
When lighting the play, Sexual Perversity in Chicago, in college, he conducted lighting research of upscale bars by bar-hopping through Georgetown on Christmas Eve with his mother. He was 20.
Nearly drowned at a very young age; remembers it vividly. Now knows that dying isn't scary.
Trespasses with reckless abandon in the name of good photography. Almost went to jail several times. Almost shot (in rural Virginia) once.
Favorite movie is The Usual Suspects. Favorite song is Losing My Religion by R.E.M. Growing up he was a die-hard Ghostbusters fan.
His mother insists he has been fashion conscious since a very young age.
His father is Syrian, and his great-grandparents are from Latvia.
Only cooks while wearing his chef’s coat, and he insists improves food’s taste by 20%.
He’s a big fan of Star Trek: The Next Generation and still owns an impressive amount of Magic: The Gathering playing cards, both of which embarrass his wife.
Has never owned a car.
Possesses zero self-control around a cheese platter and cookies.
Loves macro, landscape, and non-traditional self portrait photography.
Loves all things aviation. Listens to live ATC channels to relax. Hope to learn how to fly one day.