Troy Honeysett is an Australian actor and professional Movement and Action Director/Choreographer. He coordinates performers in all aspects of physical performance for film and theatre – including staging, fight choreography, violence, intimacy, and action sequences. Troy works closely with directors and performers to ensure safe and effective execution of stunts and fight scenes – often involving directing, coaching, and designing, to further enhance truthful embodiment and dramatic purpose.
Troy is an international lecturer and tutor at the National Institute of Dramatic Art, Sydney. As a former Principal Artist of Australian Dance Theatre, he has toured full-length contemporary dance works across Europe and the United States. He holds a Bachelor of Dramatic Art in Acting from NIDA, and a National Diploma of Dance Performance in Classical Ballet from the Zealand School of Dance. Troy is a martial artist and competitive men’s artistic gymnast.
Opera Australia credits include action direction and fight coordination for multiple stagings of Don Giovanni, Carmen, Attila, Tosca, The Phantom of the Opera, Bluebeard’s Castle, Chorus!, and Lohengrin starring the acclaimed Jonas Kaufmann.
For Pinchgut Opera he has acted in productions, and fulfilled additional roles of Movement Director and Assistant Director for Médée (2022), The Coronation of Poppea (2017) and The Chimney Sweep (2014).
Troy holds numerous credits in Australian and International film.