Photo: Andreas Leonardsen

Tony Tran is a Norwegian-Vietnamese choreographer and performer based in Oslo, Norway, graduated from the Oslo National Academy of Arts and the Danish National School of Performing Arts Copenhagen. His work has been concerned with masculine identities and men’s relationship to their body and sexuality, in particular how masculinity is communicated as a bodily language, as well as being a constructed identity with inherited vocabulary, expression and structure. His work has toured in Europe, Middle East, Asia and North America.

He was recipient of a Work grant for younger and newly established artists from Arts Council Norway, from 2021-23. He is also on the committee for performance arts for The Audio and Visual Fund for two periods: 2020-22 and 2022-24. He has been previously been part of the Board of Performance Arts Hub Norway, and is now a Board Member at Scenekunstbruket – The Norwegian Network for Performing Arts. And since 2022, he has been the artistic advisor for the cross-aesthetic music festival Lyse Netter, responsible for programming of performance arts. He was also a part of the Artistic Council of Dansens Hus Oslo for the year 2023.

In 2026, Tony will co-organize with Ngo Thanh Phuong and Red Slumber a contemporary art festival in Nha Trang, Vietnam.