Instructor, Technical Director, and Lighting Designer
Travis has been working professionally for nearly 15 years. In that time he has worked for everything from small community theaters to Broadway, world-class dance, and opera. He served as the Resident Lighting Designer for Playhouse on the Square (Memphis, TN), and The Bay View Music Festival (Bay View, MI), as well as spending summers with The Spoleto Festival USA, the Santa Fe Opera, and the Williamstown Theatre Festival.
For the last five years Travis has served as the Production Director and Resident Lighting Designer for the internationally acclaimed dance company Trey McIntyre Project. During this time Travis mounted productions in over a dozen countries on four continents. Some of the prestigious venues he has worked in are Lincoln Center, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Disney Concert Hall, Chicago Symphony Hall, The Hollywood Bowl, and Carnegie Hall.
Travis holds an undergraduate degree from Minnesota State University, Mankato and did his graduate work at San Diego State University.