Troy Honeysett

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Troy Honeysett
Troy Honeysett 2008.jpg
Honeysett in the premiere of Garry Stewart's contemporary re-working of classical ballet Giselle.
Born Troy James Honeysett
Alice Springs, Northern Territory
Nationality Australian
Alma mater National Institute of Dramatic Art, Te Whaea
Occupation Actor, dancer
Years active 2006-2010, 2013-present
Website
www.troyhoneysett.com

Troy Honeysett is an Australian actor and dancer.[1][2][3][4] Honeysett is best known for his time with Australian Dance Theatre and his "ferocious athleticism" on stage.[5][6] He is also a graduate of Te Whaea, Wellington, New Zealand and the National Institute of Dramatic Art, Sydney, Australia.[7][8][9]

Background[edit]

Honeysett was born in Alice Springs, Northern Territory and began ballet later in life, having proven himself a proficient gymnast and international martial arts competitor.[10][11] He became a Principal Dancer with Australian Dance Theatre (ADT) and during this time toured full-length dance works throughout Europe, The United States and Japan.[12][13] Honeysett left ADT to attend the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA).[14][15][16]

Prior, Honeysett was hired as an acrobat for the filming of The Man from Snowy River: Arena Spectacular (film). He made other screen appearances in ABC Television's Artscape programs – Artists at Work: Australian Dance Theatre[17][18] and The Making of Collision Course.[19]

Honeysett also appeared in Seasons Two and Three of television series So You Think You Can Dance Australia with Guest Performances by Australian Dance Theatre, also assisting ADT's Associate Choreographer creating and teaching as Guest Choreographers.[20]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Groves, Don (20 December 2013). "Top marks for the actors' classes of 2013". IF Magazine. Retrieved 4 January 2014. 
  2. ^ "ADT Annual Report 2010". Australian Dance Theatre. Retrieved 4 January 2014. 
  3. ^ "ADT Annual Report 2009". Australian Dance Theatre. Retrieved 5 January 2013. 
  4. ^ "ADT Annual Report 2007". Australian Dance Theatre. Retrieved 2 January 2013. 
  5. ^ Brissenden, Alan (23 February 2010). "Performance with a din in the head". The Australian. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 
  6. ^ Searle, Deborah (18 March 2010). "Australian Dance Theatre – Be Your Self". Dance Informa Magazine. Retrieved 10 January 2013. 
  7. ^ "NZSD Students & Graduates". New Zealand School of Dance. Retrieved 16 January 2013. 
  8. ^ "NIDA National Courses 2011 – Student Profiles". National Institute of Dramatic Art. Retrieved 12 January 2013. 
  9. ^ "Traditional Qi – Testimonials". Traditional Qi. Retrieved 13 January 2013. 
  10. ^ "ADT Bio – Archive". adt.org.au. Retrieved 16 January 2013. 
  11. ^ Iu, Maria (28 November 2008). "Australian Dance Theatre: G". musicOMH. Retrieved 18 January 2013. 
  12. ^ Bollen, Jonathan. "Romance: Excavated & Mutated". RealTime issue No. 93 Oct–Nov 2009 pg. 37. Retrieved 18 January 2013. 
  13. ^ "12 Australian Choreographers – g; 2008". RealTime issue No. 0 pg. web. Retrieved 19 January 2013. 
  14. ^ "NIDA Annual Report 2011". National Institute of Dramatic Art. Retrieved 20 January 2013. 
  15. ^ "NIDA Annual Report 2012". National Institute of Dramatic Art. Retrieved 4 January 2014. 
  16. ^ "NIDA Presents "THE TROJAN WOMEN"". Wherevent.com – 13 pass multimedia. Retrieved 20 January 2013. 
  17. ^ "Artists at Work – Australian Dance Theatre". ABC Arts Online. Retrieved 20 January 2013. 
  18. ^ "Artscape – Artists at Work: Australian Dance Theatre". ABC1. Retrieved 20 January 2013. 
  19. ^ "Artscape: The Making of Collision Course". ABC Television. Retrieved 21 January 2013. 
  20. ^ Black, Elisa (13 December 2008). "Dance moguls pounce on Adelaide". adelaidenow Advertiser-Sunday Mail-Messenger. Retrieved 21 January 2013. 

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