Tim McGraw is a native of Ann Arbor, Michigan, where he earned his Bachelor of Arts at Eastern Michigan University. Originally a performer, he is a veteran of several tours and has performed in 32 different states. While in New York City, he performed at such venues as the Pearl Theatre, 29th St. Repertory, and at Lincoln Center.
In 1994, he received a fellowship to study Scene Design at Wayne State University. After earning his Master of Fine Arts, he served on the faculties of Longwood University in Virginia and Graceland University in Iowa, before joining the faculty at Columbus State University. Additional professional credits include Spotlight Repertory and TK Ensemble in New York, Plowshares Theatre and Jewish Ensemble Theatre in Detroit, the American Masters Festival in New Harmony, Indiana, and Act Out Mystery Theatre in Long Beach, California. He is currently serving on the Boards of Georgia Thespians and the Columbus Symphony Orchestra.