Travis G. Baker • Author

TRAVIS BAKER, Playwright

Hockey Mom premiered at the Penobscot Theatre Company in March, 2022 after earning the Literary Award for Drama by the Maine Writers and Publishers Alliance in 2021. . Other PTC productions include SQUATCH (2019), Hair Frenzy (2016) and One Blue Tarp (2014) – named the Best of Maine in the 2013 Clauder Competition for New England Playwrights. Boy Missing (2018) and The Store (2019) were included in the Maine Playwrights Festival.  New York plays include: Sex & Violence (2010) and God & Mr. Smith (2001 and 2003) with Kaleidoscope Theatre Co.  He received a Berilla Kerr Award for Cold (NYFringe-1997) and The Weatherbox (Rattlestick-1998) and was an Edward F. Albee Foundation fellow. He studied theatre at the University of Houston and went on to work at the Signature Theatre Co. (1995-98) in New York. He has an MA in English (University of Maine-Orono) and an MFA (Fairfield University). He is an Illustrator for Foundations EIC and BHP for Watch Me Shine, a pre-school for children with special needs. He resides in Orono, Maine with his wife, Holly Twining, and their boys, August and Zane.