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'So You Think You Can Dance': This Is Emmy Award Winner Travis Wall Today

Travis Wall attends the 2019 Creative Arts Emmy Awards on September 14, 2019
October 18, 2019 - 09:21 / Sarah Schulz

Travis Wall is an American dancer, dance instructor and choreographer who specializes in contemporary and jazz styles of dance. He is known for competing on the second season of So You Think You Can Dance as well as his two time Emmy Award-Winning choreography. 

Travis Wall came to prominence when he competed in the second season of the hit reality competition series So You Think You Can Dance on the FOX Network. He finished in the bottom four finishing runner-up to Benji Schwimmer, who took the season 2 title in 2006. Since his time on the show, he has appeared on Dancing With the Stars to perform in some shows as well as he has been a consistent choreographer on So You Think You Can Dance.

Travis Wall during the 2015 Creative Arts Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 12, 2015

Travis Founded Shaping Sound 

Travis founded a dance company called Shaping Sound with fellow SYTYCD alum Nick Lazzarini, Teddy Forance and Kyle Robinson. He has been the artistic director of Shaping Sound since the beginning and still is today. The company has been very successful touring and performing all over North America.

Shaping Sound Dance Company members Nick Lazzarini and Travis Wall attend Shaping Sound Dance Company's First National Tour Launch on May 19, 2013

#BoysDanceToo 

Travis lives in both New York City and Los Angeles as he travels frequently for work. He is single, however he is a strong advocate for the LGBTQ community and also for the #BoysDanceToo movement. He recently organized an outdoor ballet class for boys outside of the Good Morning America studio in NYC after a host on the show made fun of Prince George for taking ballet lessons. The event Travis organized was a huge success and got the word out all over the world about #BoysDanceToo.

Travis is active on social media 

Travis is very active on social media often posting about his travels, work, choreography, workouts, his dog Beckham and his mother, Denise Wall who is the owner of Denise Wall's Dance Energy. Travis has had an extremely successful career so far at 32 years old and we can't wait to see where he will go from here!