A Visual Musician, Travis Wall has been dancing since he was 3 years old, starting at his mother’s studio training in jazz, lyrical, and contemporary. In his early years, Travis performed on the Showstopper American Dance Championships television show, where he, along with Dance Energy, won the competition. Travis first got his career started at 9 where he was known as the “Dr.Pepper Boy” in their national TV commercial! He made his Broadway debut in the 2001 revival of The Music Man, playing the roles of Eddie Mason and Barney Hix and understudying the young male lead, Winthrop.
Travis has won several regional and national dance titles, including Outstanding Male Teen Dancer (in 2003), being featured in the book “Moving Still: A Live Performance,” and later toured with the stage show of the same name. He has also performed with the American Dance Artists Company.
In 2006, he became the runner-up in the search for America’s Favorite dancer on “So You Think You Can Dance,” where he later toured with the top 10 dancers as the dance captain. Now living in New York and LA, he’s assisted Wade Robson and Adam Shankman on many TV and movie projects. Travis is a resident choreographer for “So You Think You Can Dance” which he has created memorable pieces for, which led him to be asked to choreograph for Dancing with the Stars. He was the assistant choreographer on “The 82nd Academy Awards” and recently set a ballet on the Los Angeles City Ballet Company. Travis choreographed the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards where he worked with Florence and the Machine, Chelsea Handler, Eminem and Drake.
He recently contributed choreography to Demi Lovato for her upcoming promo tour under the direction of Wade Robson. In 2011, Travis was nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Choreography for his body of work on “So You Think You Can Dance.” He is currently choreographing “Step Up 4” in Miami alongside Jamal Sims and Chris Scott. He continues to keep opening up new doors to his career and leading a new generation of choreographer!