PYT l Fairfield presents ACTION STAR, a new solo dance performance by Maria Tran.

Fusing martial arts, dance, storytelling and film, ACTION STAR is a new solo dance-theatre performance that details the life and work of celebrated Western Sydney artist and international action movie star, Maria Tran.

Maria is known for developing the martial arts action film genre in Australia, via the Asian diaspora communities of Western Sydney. Maria’s work is pivotal to the creative development of the Australian Vietnamese film movement that challenges gender stereotypes and the exploration of ‘female action’.

ACTION STAR will undergo a creative development in September/October 2019 and is planned for final development and premiere in mid-2020.

Director Karen Therese
Choreographer Larissa McGowan
Sound  James Brown and Jack Prest
Video Artist Zanny Begg
Camera Josh Hearth
Performer/Co-Devisor Maria Tran


The development of ACTION STAR is supported by the NSW Government through Create NSW.

Image credit: Katy Green Loughrey