Jacob Boehme

Photo by Anne Buckley


Jacob Boehme is a Melbourne born and based artist of Aboriginal heritage, from the Narangga (Yorke Peninsula) and Kaurna (Adelaide Plains) nations of South Australia. Jacob is an independent artist and Artistic Director of IDJA, Victoria's first professional Indigenous dance theatre, established in 2011.

Jacob combines his unique training in dance (Diploma in Dance, NAISDA / Aboriginal Islander Dance Theatre, 2000), puppetry (Post Graduate Diploma / Masters in Puppetry, Victorian College of the Arts, 2006 / 2007), and playwriting (Masters in Writing for Performance, Victorian College of the Arts, 2014) to create multi-disciplinary theatre, dance and ceremony for stage, screen, large-scale public events and festivals.