State Government Victoria

Jacob Boehme

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Dancer, choreographer, puppeteer, community arts practitioner - Jacob Boehme is a man of many talents. With a passion for bringing Victorian Indigenous stories to life through modern dance, Jacob trained at NAISDA, Australia's leading institute for Indigenous Performing Arts.

Jacob has been a part of many cultural exchanges, teaching dance (including ballet) to children in traditional Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island communities.

After working as the Next Generation Representative for theatre company Assitej International from 2008-2010, Jacob has assumed the position of Artistic Director of the Idja Dance Theatre where he continues to inspire and hand on skills to young Indigenous people.

Jacob has received grants through Arts Victoria's funding programs for various projects.

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