I.B.M. Member Profile

Toby Travis

About Toby Travis

Mentored by Robert (Bob) Thrasher from 1974-1978.

Commended for "Excellence" by the American Theater Association in 1979.

Awarded "Best New Performer of the Year" by the Magicians Alliance of Eastern States in 1980.

Toured with Andre Kole's "World of Illusion" in 1987-1988.

Produced "Illusion & Beyond" from 1988 to 2007; touring coast-to-coast throughout the USA, as well as personal appearences throughout Europe, Southeast Asia, Central and South America.


Awarded the Silver Star by The Magic Circle, London in 1999.

Featured lecturer and speaker for many magic and variety arts conventions.

Authored "The Professional Amateur: A Handbook for Variety Artists", "Searching the Supernatural", and co-authored "Unmasking the Masquerade: Three Illusionists Investigate Deception, Fear, and the Supernatural"

Retired from performing in 2008.

Dr. Toby Travis completed his doctorate in education and now serves as a school administrator, as well as a consultant and trainer to other school leaders around the world. For more information see: www.linkedin.com/in/drtobytravis. Also authored "TrustED: The Bridge to School Improvement."

Unmasking The Masquerade

Searching The SupernaturalThe Professional Amateur


TrustED: The Bridge to School Improvement