Actor / Rapper / Artistic Director
P.A.R.T. Productions / P.A.R.T. Ministries
Actor, Hip Hop Artist, Artistic Director and Founder of P.A.R.T. Productions.
Travis Xavier was born in Baltimore, MD and raised in Tampa, FL. He holds an MFA in Classical Acting from the Shakespeare Theatre Company's Academy for Classical Acting and Howard University’s BFA Acting program.
In 2023, P.A.R.T. Productions, produced the inagural Negro Classical Cultural Carnival--a theatre festival that celebrated the history of the aptitude of African American creativity in the dramatic arts while showcasing local artists and partnering with community organizations. Travis currently serves as the Theatre for Change Manager at Imagination Stage in Bethesda, MD.
As a performer, his works include: REGIONAL: Imagination Stage: 10 Seconds | Shakespeare Theatre Company: Merchant of Venice (US) | Faction of Fools: A Commedia Romeo & Juliet | Mosaic Theater Company: The Till Trilogy (US) | Ira Aldridge Theatre: Spell No.7, Urinetown: The Musical | StageWorks: Superior Donuts | Tampa Shakes. Festival: Romeo & Juliet/ Macbeth | TDLTG: Julius Caesar (Children's tour) | ACA: Two Noble Kinsmen, The Winter’s Tale, ‘Tis Pity | OTHER: Library of Congress (National Book Festival), Theatre J & Mosaic: Plays From the Front Lines, The D.C. Emancipation Day Freedom Breakfast, which was presented for Mayor Muriel Bowser, STC: Virtual GALA, Hidden Valley (Web Series), The Closet (Gasparilla International Film Festival) | Teaching: George Washington University, The National Conservatory of Dramatic Arts, Imagination Stage, Shakespeare Theatre Co. | He also studied abroad with The British American Drama Academy (BADA) in association with Yale school of Drama: 2019 Midsummer in Oxford program at Magdalen College, Oxford University.
Travis hopes to continue his career as a performer while pioneering as artistic director of his own production company, P.A.R.T. Productions. He has imagined a faith-based, multimedia production company and community outreach program that inspires and supports high-caliber fine arts in developing communities while leaving a Christian cultural legacy of unprecedented proportions. Travis centers his vision around the idea that,
“The Purpose of the ART is to Praise !"
"Some of us have to be Exceptional for others to survive"