Travis Bradley

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TRAVIS BRADLEY has performed many memorable roles for Ballet Memphis, such as Oberon in Midsummer Night’s Dream, John Darling in Peter Pan, Friar Lawrence in Romeo and Juliet, as well as the role of the Prince in Beauty and the Beast, Cinderella and Nutcracker. He has danced the Pilot in The Little Prince, Scarecrow in Wizard of Oz, as well as many significant parts in Trey McIntyre ballets, such as The Naughty Boy, Barramundi, and Pork Songs. Other notable ballets include Reggie Wilson’s I Am A Man, Julia Adam’s Crossing, Devil’s Fruit and I Am A Child, Gabrielle Lamb’s Manifold and I Am A Woman: Moult, and Matthew Neenan’s Party of the Year and The Darting Eyes, and he was selected by Robert Battle–the current artistic director of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater–to perform the Takademe solo. Travis also has choreographed notable works for the Company including Splinters of the Stars, The Ugly Duckling and Sleeping Beauty, as well as several works for Ballet Memphis’ Junior Company. Travis previously danced with Houston Ballet and Richmond Ballet. He trained at The Harid Conservatory and Houston Ballet’s Ben Stevenson Academy. Travis is from Mechanicsville, Va., and joined Ballet Memphis in 2004.

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