Black History Month February 2022: Travis Coe

We are highlighting examples of Black excellence every day this February….and beyond! Feel free to send us suggestions!

Travis Coe (He/Him/His) has been working with Double Edge Theatre since 2016. He has taken on several roles including actor, solo performer, co-creator, video director, and marketing. Coe pushes his desires and dreams forward unapologetically through work that speaks to his identity, his culture, and his perspective as the youngest member of the DE Ensemble. He created and performed the role of the Hyena in Leonora, la maga y la maestra and premiered his solo performance SUGA in 2019. He also performed in DE’s Fall Spectacle Leonora’s World, and in DE’s recent Summer Spectacles. In addition to directing DE’s documentary filmmaking, he is the head of enrollments and co-leader of Art Justice at DE.

Touring credits include United States of Amnesia (ROOM l 916: NEU/NOW Festival 2015: Amsterdam), Surrounded (Round Room Image: USA/Canada 2014 Tour) and Surrounded 2.0 (Round Room Image: Royal Conservatoire of Scotland & Prague Quadrennial 2015). Coe is a Co-Founder of Round Room Image and received his BA in Acting at Columbia College Chicago.