Mitchell TraversCOSTUME DESIGNER
Mitchell Travers is an American Costume Designer who has cultivated a character-heavy portfolio of work for multiple titles. His breakout work on Bo Burnham’s A24 indie hit Eighth Grade, which earned him a spot on Variety’s Artisan’s Impact Report.
He was tasked to transform Emma Thompson into a chic pantsuit-sporting Late Night TV host in Mindy Kaling’s Late Night, directed by Nisha Ganatra. His striking work on Lorene Scafaria’s critically acclaimed Hustlers earned him a nomination for the Costume Designer’s Guild Awards that year.
Mitchell’s more recent projects include Home Before Dark, directed by Jon Chu for Apple TV+, Lin Manuel Miranda’s upcoming musical In The Heights and The Eyes of Tammy Faye starring Jessica Chastain and directed by Michael Showalter.
Before beginning his own work, Travers spent ten years as Associate Costume Designer on projects including Oceans 8, Saturday Night Live, The Amazing Spider-Man 2, The Bourne Legacy, Joy, The Blacklist & 30 Rock. Travers was educated at the University of Connecticut receiving dual BFA degrees in Costume Design and Puppetry. He splits his time between New York and Los Angeles.
Travers was a guest on Liz Hinlein’s 20/20 Series, produced by New York Film Academy.