Travis Laughlin was raised in Concord, NH, studying music from an early age. He attended the University of Virginia, where he majored in violin performance and pursued interests in filmmaking and improv comedy. Following graduation, Travis studied improv at the iO Theater in Chicago, IL. He also produced, directed and acted in an independent film project, collaborating with fellow actors and a cinematographer. While in Chicago, he also taught violin to individuals and groups in various public schools.
In 2010, Travis moved to Los Angeles to begin studies at USC film school where he received an MFA in film production in 2013. Since moving to LA, he has been involved in music and theater, appearing in productions of Romeo and Juliet and Electra, and repertory stage performances at the Playhouse West School and Theater. He has taught at the Neighborhood Music School since 2010 and performs chamber music there with fellow faculty members.
In summer, 2014 he joined the faculty at LA Music and Art, where he teaches the drama class and is a coach for the youth symphony orchestra.