Famed directors Travis Payne and Stacy Walker knew a long time ago, that they held the key to brilliant creative productions in their imaginations. They have branded themselves an unbeatable pair in near perfect execution, both on screen and in live productions. Travis and Stacy have arrived and it’s been an amazing journey for the two since they began work in 1997 on the late great King of Pop, Michael Jackson’s short film, GHOSTS.
No doubt it was kismet from there. For years the pair choreographed and directed Britney Spears, Usher, Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez, Madonna and reached their apex on Michael Jackson’s record breaking docu-film This Is It,where Payne also served as associate Director and Producer. The two also lent themselves to major Hollywood franchises and enviable legacy work such as ABC’s, Dancing with the Stars, The American Music Awards, Michael Jackson’s Televised Tribute and world renowned, Cirque Du Soleil.
Collectively, there wasn’t a moment when the two weren’t fast at work as they set out to produce and direct large scale productions, both live and broadcast. The two completely inspired a ‘wow-factor’ in a well-documented transformation of Filipino inmates, changing lives with the rigorous training of iconic Michael Jackson choreography. That process was reported by global press outlets giving Travis and Stacy notoriety for fusing ideologies of peace with celebrated choreography. This remarkable feat resulted in over 31 million views on YouTube. Simultaneously the two steadily directed tours and content for Seoul, Korea’s top entertainment conglomerate, YG Entertainment and their chart topping acts, 2NE1 and G. Dragon. The pair also directed and choreographed numerous productions with Japan’s top grossing music management company, Johnny’s Entertainment as well Taiwanese music icon, Jolin Tsai. Afterwich, Payne directed Chinese chart topper, Cai Xukun.
This creative duo’s work has not gone unnoticed. Payne has received three MTV ‘Moonman’ Awards, two Emmy nominations, two MVPA Awardsand two BOB FOSSE AMERICAN CHOREOGRAPHY Awards. All signifying the greatness of the minds of these individuals and the power they bring as a collective.
THE COMBINED IDEAS AND EXPERTISE OF TWO OF THE BEST TO EVER DO IT IS THE INGREDIENT TO SOME OF THE GREATEST CREATIVE PRODUCTION THE INDUSTRY HAS EVER SEEN