"I design my shots. I walk the rehearsal as the camera and say 'this is where I want to be... I want this look."
"Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works."Debbie Allen on Steve Jobs
"You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it takes people to make the dream a reality."Debbie Allen on Walt Disney
"The artist in me cries out for design."Debbie Allen on Robert Frost
"A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away."Debbie Allen on Antoine de Saint-Exupery
"Sometimes I can't figure designers out. It's as if they flunked human anatomy."Debbie Allen on Erma Bombeck