Travis D. Gatling
Travis D. Gatling received his B.A. in English/Liberal Arts from Norfolk State University and his M.F.A. in Dance at The Ohio State University. He has performed with the Norfolk State University Dance Company, the Omawale African Dance and Folklore Group, the University Dance Company at Ohio State University, Gathering Wild Dance Company in Atlanta, Georgia, and as a freelance dance artist. In addition, Mr. Gatling has performed the works of Donald McKayle, Merce Cunningham, Doris Humphrey, Dianne Maroney, and Tyrone Brooks. His teaching and choreographic credits include the Black College Dance Exchange, dance faculty and assistant coordinator at Georgia State University's Movement Force Dance Company, Emory University Dance Company, the Urban Dance Academy at Norfolk State University, Coker College, University of Akron, and the University of Michigan, Flint. Mr. Gatling created and performed a solo dance project entitled My Brother's Keeper , a collection of solo works choreographed by African American male choreographers. Mr. Gatling has set numerous works on Full Circle.