Mark W. Travis
Mark is known internationally for the solo shows that he has developed and directed over the past 15 years. Notably: Time Flies When You’re Alive, A Bronx Tale, No Place Like Home, Undressing New Jersey, Insomnia, Something In His Genes, The Dangerous Lure of High Heels, Cabin Fever, What Does The Sun Sound Like?, They Call Me Mr. Fry, Hip Bones and Cool Whip, Almost Made, Walking Back to Brooklyn, Fornicationally Challenged, Pay Attention, and Hooked. Mark has been credited in the LA Times with having created a ‘new theater genre’. Visit his website for more.
Her career as director, producer and educator has spanned both east and west coasts and includes theatre, film, and television. She has held executive positions at the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles, the N.Y. Shakespeare Festival, Lincoln Center Repertory Theater, the National Repertory Theatre, the Roundabout Theatre in New York, and was former Chairperson of the Board of Theatre West in LA.
In addition to directing many plays in both cities, she has been a freelance director on Another World and Texas (NBC TV) and produced a pilot for a series written by Charles Fuller and starring Ossie Davis and Maureen Stapleton for NBC.
She was a grant recipient of the American Film Institute’s Directing Workshop for Women, directing the film Taps, Tremors and Time Steps starring Betty Garrett. She is the Artistic Director of Our Workshop East, a development gym for actors, writers, and directors. A member of Columbia University’s Graduate Film Division for twenty years, she has also taught on the faculties of UCLA’s Theatre Department and NYU’s Theatre and Film Divisions. She has conducted master classes in New York City, at the AFI in LA, at FAMU in Prague, as well as in Montreal, Ottawa, and Cologne. She has written two short plays, both of which have been produced in short play festivals in New York. She has been a Vice President and member of the Board of the League of Professional Theatre Women, is a Special Adviser for the N. Coalition of Professional Women in the Arts & Media and was co-founder and former Vice President of NY Women In Film and TV. She is listed in Who’s Who In Entertainment. Visit her website for more.
Matt is a Los Angeles-based award winning sound and lighting designer who has been with She’s History! since the very first 2010 run at The Lounge Theater. He is the Technical and Events Coordinator for the Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Center. Visit his website for more.