"He's a quick learner, a good listener, agile, has great instincts, knows how to make decisions independently considering the big picture and small details... I could go on. The bonus is, he's also nice. Are you puking yet? I'm kidding."
- Suzanne Curtis, MFA - Alabama Shakespeare Festival
"...his leadership is unlike anyone I've ever worked with. His ability to immediately assess and efficiently handle any situation seems so effortless...He is a joy to work with..."
-Ashley Nickas, Stage Manager
"Travis blew me away with his maturity, organizational skills, his tenacity, his calm and his thoroughness. Above all else he exudes a passion and respect for theatre that I have very rarely witnessed in a man of his years."
"His ability to run rehearsals...and manage was nothing short of remarkable. In calling a show of three and half hours in length he was nothing short of genius."
-Mark Allan Davis, Director/Choreographer
"Travis Blackwell...spends the show backstage spinning the actors into and out of gowns, hats, boots, wigs and wolf claws. Though [he is] invisible to the audience, [his] contribution is felt every time Jane glides off and Edgar lunges on."
- Alex Brown, Arts Critic, Seven Days (Vermont)
on Lost Nation Theater's The Mystery of Irma Vep
"is also involved in the production."
- The New York Times
"Travis Blackwell is an innovative thinker and a positive force in the department...he is moving our program forward..."
- Holly Lau
Chair, University of Memphis Department of Theatre & Dance