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Travis Kendrick

 
Birth Place:
Richmond, VA
Bio:
TRAVIS KENDRICK has spent the last two years as a company member at the Roxy Regional Theatre in Clarksville, TN, appearing in numerous shows, teaching musical theatre dance for their Saturday School of the Arts program, and is a certified yoga instructor teaching Morning Yoga at the Roxy seven ... (read complete bio)
 

Birth Place: Richmond, VA

Bio:
TRAVIS KENDRICK has spent the last two years as a company member at the Roxy Regional Theatre in Clarksville, TN, appearing in numerous shows, teaching musical theatre dance for their Saturday School of the Arts program, and is a certified yoga instructor teaching Morning Yoga at the Roxy seven ... (read complete bio)
 

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Travis Kendrick Biography

TRAVIS KENDRICK has spent the last two years as a company member at the Roxy Regional Theatre in Clarksville, TN, appearing in numerous shows, teaching musical theatre dance for their Saturday School of the Arts program, and is a certified yoga instructor teaching Morning Yoga at the Roxy seven classes a week. He is a professional choreographer / dance instructor for the area, and has worked with Natalie's Dance Network, Austin Peay State University Opera Theatre, and Northeast High School Drama and Music departments.


Roxy credits include: Happy Days (Chachi - July/Aug 2012), The Wedding Singer (various roles from the Bum to Imelda Marcos), The Winter's Tale (Clown), Gross Indecency (Hustlers), Happily Ever After (Shoemaker, Hedgehog, Seven Dwarfs, Hansel, Cat), A Tale Of Two Cities (Young Doctor Manette), Standing On Ceremony, War Of The Worlds, Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Joseph), Civil War (Regimental Drummer), Bea(U)tiful In The Extreme (Charbonneau, John Adams, Dr Rush, Colter, Boatman), Hamlet (Guildenstern, Osric), Once Upon A Time (Rumpelstiltskin, Wolf, Flounder, Chancellor, King), several productions of A Christmas Carol (Fezziwig, Christmas Present, Mrs. Dilber, Schoolmaster, Solicitor), Around The World In 80 Days (Passepartout), and Dracula (Arthur Holmwood) with Roxy Regional Theatre in Clarksville, TN. In New York City, Travis choreographed and originated the role of Clark Darrow in the world premiere of Gin & Jazz, inspired by the tales of F. Scott Fitzgerald (Rag ‘N Bone Theatre Company, NYC). Regional credits include: Peter Pan (Nibs; Gretna Theatre, directed by Dennis Courtney), Big River (Ben Rogers; Loessin Summer Theatre), High School Musical (Zeke Baylor; Maples Repertory Theatre), Anything Goes (Sailor/FBI Agent; Barksdale Theatre), The Importance of Being Earnest (Pittsburgh Public Theatre; directed by Ted Pappas), and Carousel (Enoch Snow Junior; Barksdale Theatre). Staged readings: Hank & Gretchen: A Modern Retelling of Hansel & Gretel (Hank; Rag ‘N Bone Theatre Company, NYC), Jack and Rochelle (Simon; Prime Stage, Pittsburgh), and The Gayest Christmas Pageant Ever (Ceasar; Alternative Theatre Company, NYC).
Travis graduated Magna Cum Laude from Point Park University's Conservatory of Performing Arts with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre. University credits include: Ragtime (Harry Houdini; directed by Michael Rupert), The Somewhat True Tale Of Robin Hood (Prince John), Assassins (Harold/ Ensemble; directed by Jack Allison, music directed by Jeffery Saver), Alice In Wonderland (Seven Of Spades/Fish Footman), Our Town (Simon Stimson), Anything Goes (Steward), The Mystery of Edwin Drood (Horace), In Place of Real Insight (Tyler), Monsieur Choufleuri (Monsieur Balandard), Starmaker's Gala (featured performer), and the New Dance Festival (featured dancer).

Other favorite credits include: Tom Sawyer (Tom Sawyer), Robin Hood (Robin Hood), Gypsy (Yonkers, nominated for best featured actor), Oklahoma, Man of La Mancha, Bye Bye Birdie, and numerous productions of Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Joseph, Judah, Gad).

Travis has extensive experience on the other side of the table as well. For the Roxy Regional Theatre, he has assistant directed I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change, co-directed Stephen Belber’s Tape, and choreographed pieces for Big River and 101 Dalmations. Travis choreographed the New York City premiere of Gin & Jazz, inspired by the tales of F. Scott Fitzgerald. Travis directed/choreographed the New York City premiere of Dotty Dot: A New Children's Musical with Rising Sun Performance Company. He co-wrote the book and lyrics to Dotty Dot with long-time friend, Ashley Laverty, and co-directed / co-choreographed the staged reading, original workshop production, and elementary school tour. He directed Richard Greenberg's "Life Under Water" and "Glory Day" from Michael John Lachiusa's See What I Wanna See for Point Park University's Raymond Laine Memorial One Act Festival. He is a founding member and original committee member of the Experimental Theatre Project, where he collaborated on many original projects including Illusions, Generation I, and "Little Red Cap: A Kabuki Fairy Tale" for A CRASH! In The Attic. For People International Incorporated, he directed Echoes and Louder Than Word, choreographed Building Bridges, and assisted on To The Rhythm and Seize The Day. Travis assistant produced the Plus One Solo Shows and house managed Psych, both for Tongue In Cheek Theatre (NYC). He stage managed Sorry! Wrong Chimney! for Maples Repertory Theatre and assistant stage managed the premiere of Seven Doors for Premiere Theatre & Performance (Chicago).

As a teaching artist, Travis teaches yoga (vinyasa flow / power yoga & interdisciplinary hatha yoga), dance (musical theatre, jazz, tap, ballet, lyrical), acting (private, group, monologue/ audition coaching, theatre games), and Voice and Speech (IPA, dialects). He has taught for Roxy Regional Theatre, Natalie's Dance Network, Radiant Yoga of Clarksville, Inside Broadway's Cultural After School Adventures (C.A.S.A.) program in New York City public schools, Dance Force of Clarksville, Ascend Outreach Program, Maples Repertory Theatre Kid’s Camp, and Point Park University.




Travis Kendrick News

Broadway Creative Team And Top High School Students Present HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL At Mi Photo Broadway Creative Team And Top High School Students Present HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL At Midland Center For The Arts
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 18, 2022

It's time to get'cha head in the game and bring out your inner Wildcat for the upcoming production of HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL on the Center's Outdoor Stage, June 23 – 25.

Midland Center For The Arts Seeks Kids Grades 3 " 12 For Youth Theatre Production O Photo Midland Center For The Arts Seeks Kids Grades 3 " 12 For Youth Theatre Production Of SEUSSICAL
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 3, 2021

One of the most beloved shows in America, SEUSSICAL the Musical, will shine brightly on the Little Theater stage at Midland Center for the Arts this spring, featuring youth performers from all over Mid-Michigan.

SHE LOVES ME Comes to the Midland Center for the Arts Just in Time for the Holiday Se Photo SHE LOVES ME Comes to the Midland Center for the Arts Just in Time for the Holiday Season
by Gigi Gervais - Nov 30, 2021

Like many classic stories that we have grown to know and love, She Loves Me, the upcoming Center Stage Theatre production at Midland Center for the Arts, has a long history as a charming tale worth retelling with new and unique interpretations.

Midland Center For The Arts Welcomes New Manager Of Produced Theatre And Theatre Educ Photo Midland Center For The Arts Welcomes New Manager Of Produced Theatre And Theatre Education
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 19, 2021

Midland Center for the Arts has announced the addition of Travis Kendrick as the new Manager of Produced Theatre and Theatre Education. Kendrick comes to the Center as a professional director, choreographer and educator, having most recently served as the Director of Education for Mill Mountain Theatre and Visiting Faculty Member for both Hollins University and Virginia tech.

BWW Review: SPRING AWAKENING at The Lounge Theatre is Exactly What America Needs Righ Photo BWW Review: SPRING AWAKENING at The Lounge Theatre is Exactly What America Needs Right Now
by Christopher Castanho - Aug 25, 2018

Spring Awakening opened to a sold-out crowd last night in West Hollywood's The Lounge Theatre, this being the premiere project for Me + You Productions. The rock musical, known for being groundbreaking on Broadway in 2006, is looked at through a new lens in this production: Gun Saftey. With 100% of proceeds going to Everytown for Gun Saftey, Me + You Productions find the intricate balance of connecting current struggles and honoring the original story.

BWW Feature: Me + You Productions Presents SPRING AWAKENING at The Lounge Theater: Au Photo BWW Feature: Me + You Productions Presents SPRING AWAKENING at The Lounge Theater: Aug 24 - Sept 9th
by Christopher Castanho - Aug 19, 2018

Me+You Productions is gearing up for their Los Angeles production of the Tony-Award winning musical Spring Awakening. The show will begin its three-week run at The Lounge Theatre in West Hollywood, California, opening on August 24th and closing September 9th. 100% of ticket proceeds from this production will benefit Everytown for Gun Safety, an American nonprofit organization whose aim is to reduce gun deaths in the wake of increased mass shootings.

BWW Interview: Ryan Koch is Shrek in SHREK THE MUSICAL TYA at Mill Mountain Theatre Photo BWW Interview: Ryan Koch is Shrek in SHREK THE MUSICAL TYA at Mill Mountain Theatre
by Christopher Castanho - Jul 29, 2018

Mill Mountain Theatre is wrapping up rehearsal for 'Shrek The Musical: Theatre For Young Audiences Version' and gearing up to begin performances this Wednesday, August 1st and continues through the 12th on the Trinkle MainStage. Starring as the Green Ogre himself is Flordia native Ryan Koch. I was lucky enough to sit down with Koch to hear about his experience playing Shrek and found him to be a charismatic and passionate young man.

BWW Feature: SHREK THE MUSICAL TYA at Mill Mountain Theatre Photo BWW Feature: SHREK THE MUSICAL TYA at Mill Mountain Theatre
by Christopher Castanho - Jul 9, 2018

Mill Mountain Theatre begins rehearsal today for 'Shrek The Musical: Theatre For Young Audiences Version' and performs August 1st through 12th on the Trinkle MainStage. Characters you know and love are brought to life by MMT's cast of 30 performers, featuring youth actors from the Roanoke Valley, as well as Mill Mountain Theatre's Apprentice Company.

Theatre For ALL AGES With THE TEMPEST And MOTHER GOOSE TALES at Mill Mountain Theatre Photo Theatre For ALL AGES With THE TEMPEST And MOTHER GOOSE TALES at Mill Mountain Theatre
by Christopher Castanho - May 2, 2018

Mill Mountain Theatre presents exciting programming for their Young Audience Series as two productions: Mother Goose Tales and Shakespeare's The Tempest run in repertory on the Waldron Stage, May 5-12. Audience members of all ages can see both productions on the same day, as the performances are alternating in the same theater space.

BWW Feature: WRITE STUFF! at Mill Mountain Theatre Photo BWW Feature: WRITE STUFF! at Mill Mountain Theatre
by Christopher Castanho - Feb 8, 2018

An Equity Theatre's program to encourage young playwrights culminates in staged productions of the winning scripts. Mill Mountain Theatre Conservatory proudly presents Write Stuff! for it's 2nd Annual Festival. Mill Mountain Theatre Conservatory, the onsite, pre-professional training program at Roanoke's Equity Theatre, is hosting their second annual festival of new works penned by local students. The playwriting contest was open to Middle School and High School playwrights, with the winning three being produced as staged-readings. The chosen plays this year are by all female playwrights: Job Switch by Mikayla Parker, Little Sacrifices by Caroline Moledor, and Auditions by Caroline Westphalen. The festival of staged-readings will be this Saturday, February 10, 2018 on the Waldron Stage. Mill Mountain Theatre Conservatory students and local talent will act in the plays directed by Mill Mountain Theatre staff.