• WINNER of the 2014 Artistic Risk Award

    Vancouver Fringe Festival

  • “Makes the San Francisco Mime Troupe look like a bunch of old biddies gathering for afternoon tea.”

    – George Heymont, Huffington Post

  • “Vile and provocative.”

    - John Marcher, A Beast In A Jungle

  • “Artist to Watch in 2013”

    SF Weekly

  • Winner of the 2012 TITAN Award for Actors

    Theatre Bay Area

  • "Well worth watching on any stage."

    - Nicole Gluckstern, The Performant

  • "A comic marvel."

    - Lily Janiak, SF Weekly

  • "Flies up and down a metal pole the way most of us lean against a wall."

    - John Wilkins, KQED Arts

  • WINNER of the 2016 Costume Design Award

    Theatre Bay Area Awards

  • “A must see!"

    - Adam Lazarus, Artistic Director Toronto Festival of Clowns

  • "A walking, living, breathing cartoon! Daffy and delightful! No seat belts, no safeties, no prophylactics of any kind."

    Judy Finelli, Spectacle Magazine

Ross Travis is an award winning Actor/Creator, Bouffon, Physical Comedian and Circus Performer specializing in Chinese pole. Ross’ company Antic in a Drain creates provocative performances that combine circus and bouffon to develop extreme characters and tell stories from the fringes, igniting dialogue and change around ignored or taboo social issues.