Travis
Alabanza

Writer, Performer and Theatre maker

Travis is a writer, performer and theatre maker from Bristol. Their writing, performance and public discourse centres on trans and Black identities.

For stage, Travis wrote and performed in their debut show Burgerz which won the Total Theatre Award at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival as well as selling out venues including Southbank Centre and Traverse Theatre. The show has also toured in The Netherlands and the US. It was also voted one of The Guardian Readers Top Shows of The Year and is published by Oberon Books. Their play Overflow, which premiered at and streamed from The Bush, was met with critical acclaim including numerous four-star reviews and was shortlisted for the George Devine Award. Travis currently has a new show for stage in development with the Southbank Centre, Hackney Showrooms and their mum. 

For screen, Travis is developing projects with Lookout Point and Left Bank.

Travis’ work has also appeared on BBC Front Row, The Verb and in 2019 they hosted their first radio documentary ‘Going to The Gay Bar’ for BBC Radio Four.

Their work has also earned them a place on Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list 2021, on the Evening Standard’s list of 25 most influential Londoners under 25 and on the Dazed100 list.