ACTION STAR

 

Fusing martial arts, dance, storytelling and film, ACTION STAR is a new solo dance 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’.

Director Karen Therese
Choreographer Larissa McGowan
Performer/Devisor Maria Tran

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

Image credit: Katy Green Loughrey