Trevor Martin – Biography
Trevor Martin is a versatile actor, singer, and musician currently based in GA, serving as an adjunct Professor of Voice at Georgia Southern University. Described as a “classically-trained baritone, perfect for the Golden Age of musical theater,” Trevor has made a comfortable home both in the operatic and musical theater genres. He was winner of the prestigious Lotte Lenya Competition sponsored by the Kurt Weill Foundation in 2019, and has been selected as a quarterfinalist for the American Traditions Competition for 2021.
Before the current pandemic began, Trevor was performing at many regional theaters in a variety of musical theater and operetta roles. Some of these highlights include: Sweeney Todd (Sweeney Todd), Beauty and the Beast (Beast), Guys & Dolls (Sky Masterson), HMS Pinafore (Ralph Rackstraw), Camelot (Arthur), and The Sound of Music (Captain Von Trapp); at theaters such as: Sharon Playhouse, Wolfbane Productions, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, and Seagle Music Colony.
He is a staunch advocate for new works, having been a part of many world and regional premiere operas such as: When Adonis Calls (Muse), TESLA (Mark Twain), Crude Capital (Coal and Cattle Club Member), Service Provider (John) Buried Alive (Victor cover), JFK (JFK cover), Amelia (Paul), and Voir Dire (Baritone Roles). The original cast recording for Voir Dire was released in the Summer of 2020. Other opera companies he has sung with are: Beth Morrison Projects, Fort Worth Opera, Virginia Opera, Madison Opera, Houston Grand Opera, Janiec Opera Company, SoBe Arts, Center for Contemporary Opera, Modern Opera Company, and Des Moines Metro Opera.
He also enjoys being a part of the creative process, by participating in workshops and readings of new works, both in opera and musical theater. Namely creating the role of John in a new opera entitled Legendary, which has been workshopped with the American Opera Project, and is slated for a premiere in 2021. Other notable workshops include: The Sorrows of Frederick (Frederick/Hans Katte), The Night Falls (Python Hunter/Male Ensemble), Gilgamesh (Enkidu), and Pure Country (Earl).
Trevor has made a name for himself as a concert and cabaret soloist. He has performed masterworks, chamber music and pops concerts around the U.S. with ensembles such as: Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, Ensemble Échappé, Norwalk Symphony Orchestra, Barry University Chorale, Southern Crescent Chorale, and Opera North.
Trevor also has made a career in commercial/print modeling and and is a budding VoiceOver artist. He is an avid pianist and guitarist, and is proud to support many social justice reform organizations. He currently serves on the board of multiple Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committees for different theaters, and is committed to these ideals in all aspects of the theater and academic worlds.