Tony Tran (1988) is a Vietnamese Norwegian choreographer and performer based in Oslo.
Tony is graduated from the Oslo National Academy of Arts and The Danish National School of Performing Arts. He develops projects in collaboration with other artists as well as his own. In his work, Tony explore how relationships of power shape and affect human beings. He is particularly interested in how power expresses itself in intimate and close relationships. A central question in his work is how these dynamics can be expressed upon the stage, in a way that deepens, and makes accessible, the complexities that arise between human beings.
As a performer he has worked among other : Heine Avdal, Karen Nikgol, Ingri Fiksdal, Alexandra Pirici etc. His collaboration project Schismogenesis , with Antero Hein, a work exploring how power and the lack thereof shapes relationships, were among the touring network of Norway «Dansenett Norge 2017».
In 2017 he collaborated with the Norwegian filmmaker Andreas Daugstad Leonardsen, on the interdisciplinary performance Encryption. The project premiered in March 2018 at Black Box Theater in the frame of Oslo International Theatre Festival.
In October 2019 he will premiere his new project Jakob at the Nuuk Nordic Festival in Greenland.
His work will continue to tour at festivals in Norway, Russia, Italy and South-Korea in the year 2019.