21 Dec 2021

Jacob Boehme

Jacob is a Melbourne born and raised artist of the Narangga and Kaurna Nations, South Australia. He is the founding Creative Director of YIRRAMBOI Festival and was the recipient of the 2018 Green Room Award for Curatorial Contribution to Contemporary and Experimental Arts.

Alumni of the Victorian College of the Arts, (MA in Arts – Playwriting, MA in Arts – Puppetry) Jacob is a multi-disciplinary theatre maker and choreographer, creating work for the stage, screen, large-scale public events and festivals. His critically acclaimed solo work Blood on the Dance Floor was the recipient of the 2017 Green Room Award – Best Independent Production. 

Jacob also sits on the Board of Directors for Dance House, and is a member of the Ministry of Culture Taiwan South East Asia Advisory Panel. He was the recipient of the 2018 Australia Council for the Arts Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Fellowship.

Acknowledgment of country

Polyglot acknowledges that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are the Traditional Custodians of the lands on which we live and create, and we pay our respects to Elders past and present. For more than 65,000 years, children and families have created and played here, and we are grateful to make our art on this country too.