|About The 2013 Director - Travis Tyre|
An original cast member of The Promise, Travis returns as our director for the 2013 season. His career as a playwright, director, and actor includes playing Satan in Glen Rose from 1989 to 1994 and touring with the international production of The Promise in Moscow, Russia. He wrote and directed the Off-Broadway production of The Divine Romance and played Leontes in The Winter's Tale and Richard in Richard III for New York's National Shakespeare Company. He also produced the national tour of the one-man show The Prisoner, about the life of Paul the Apostle. Travis is the author of the popular ArtCan Drama books for churches and private schools (Introduction to Drama, The Play Book, and Journey through Drama), and he won the prestigious Bonderman Playwriting Symposium (Purdue University) in 1993. The ArtCan books and several of his plays are distributed by Dramatic Publishing Company in Chicago. His directing credits include According to Luke: The Christmas Story, The Music Man, Two by Two, The Elephant Man, and numerous stage productions in churches around the country. As a documentary scriptwriter, his award-winning work has been seen on The Discovery Channel (Texas Wild!), PBS (Fiesta in the Sky), and NBC (The Bats of Austin). Travis lives in Arlington, Texas with his wife Elizabeth (whom he met at The Promise in 1992) and their sons Andrew and Matthew.