ATLANTA, GA (Sept. 15, 2015) — Break The Floor Productions is thrilled to announce that TRAVIS WALL is the 2015 Emmy© Award winner for ‘Outstanding Choreography’ for his breakout work on FOX TV’s ‘So You Think You Can Dance’.
Travis will bring North America’s hottest new dance show – SHAPING SOUND – to Atlanta’s Fox Theatre for one night only Tuesday, Nov. 17 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets, priced at $39, $49, $59 and $100, are on sale now at www.FoxTheatre.org, by calling 855-285-8499, or at the Fox Theatre Ticket Office. Discounted tickets are available for groups of 10 or more by calling 404-881-2000.
Travis is the leader of ‘Team Stage’ dancers, and a resident choreographer on ‘So You Think You Can Dance’, providing artistic and thought-provoking routines the past several seasons. He won the Emmy© Award this year for his routines Wave, When I Go, and perhaps most importantly, Wind Beneath My Wings.
Wind Beneath My Wings was Travis’ eloquent statement on marriage equality. Danced by the 2014 final four dancers, adorned all in white, it was a groundbreaking moment for ‘So You Think You Can Dance’, which draws much of its talent, and has strong viewership from the LGBT community.
Of the Emmy win, Travis said: “It feels surreal. It’s a real honor to know my peers and colleagues recognize the hard work and artistry. I hope this is just the beginning — I am very excited about what the future holds. I’m still freaking out!”
Travis provides artistic direction for the popular dance company SHAPING SOUND established in Los Angeles in 2012 with a focus on contemporary dance and choreographic artistry. He is an original partner, along with Nick Lazzarini, Teddy Forance and Kyle Robinson, SHAPING SOUND begins is third year of touring in mid-October. For tour information go to www.ShapingSoundco.com.
Also this year, Travis’ work on Carrie Underwood’s music video ‘Something In The Water’ was honored with ‘Best Music Video’ by the CMA Music Awards. The video was choreographed in its entirety by Travis and danced by the SHAPING SOUND Company.
Travis was the runner-up winner of the second season of ‘So You Think You Can Dance’. He assisted with the choreography of the ‘The 82nd Academy Awards,’ and with Drake for ‘The 2010 MTV Video Music Awards’ and has worked with Florence and the Machine, Chelsea Handler, Eminem, and Rihanna. Travis also choreographed the contemporary numbers for the feature film, Step Up Revolution. Currently, he teaches on tour with NUVO Dance Convention, produced by BREAK THE FLOOR PRODUCTIONS.
This year’s win follows five straight years’ of Emmy nominations.