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Blood on the Dance Floor single work   drama  
Issue Details: First known date: 2016... 2016 Blood on the Dance Floor
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'Blood on the Dance Floor explores the legacies and memories embedded in our bloodlines and each person’s need for community and connection. Examining the way in which blood defines a person, Boehme questions how our most precious life source can both unite and divide us.'

'With a contemporary voice Jacob Boehme pays homage to the ceremonies of his ancestors whilst dissecting the politics of gay, Blak and poz identities in a visceral narrative that voyages time, space and character. Blood on the Dance Floor is an unapologetic physical monologue.' (Source: Ilbijerri Theatre Company website)

Production Details

  • Premier performance at Arts House, North Melbourne Town Hall, 1-5 June 2016.

    Writer/Performer: Jacob Boehme.

    Director: Isaac Drandic.

    Choreographer: Mariaa Randall.

    Sound Designer: James Henry.

    Videography: Keith Deverell.

    Spatial Designer: Jenny Hector.

    Dramaturge: Chris Mead.

    Movement Consultant: Rinske Ginsberg.

    Supported by Ilbijerri Theatre Company.

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Works about this Work

Jacob Finds Resilience to Reconcile His Identity Alister McKeich , 2019 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 14 August 2019; (p. 21)
'Jacob Boehme is a man of many identities. A choreographer, dancer and writer from the Narangga and Kaurna nations of South Australia, Jacob was also diagnosed with HIV in 1998. His most recent work, Blood on the Dance Floor explores these many identities and the stories behind them.' 
Flesh & Blood Philippa Hawker , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Saturday Age , 28-29 May 2016; (p. 22)

— Review of Blood on the Dance Floor Jacob Boehme , 2016 single work drama
Arts Are in His Blood Keira Jenkins , 2016 single work biography
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 4 May no. 625 2016; (p. 21)
'Juvenile detention was "on the cards" for Melbourne-born Jacob Boehme when his mother decided to put him in touch with a social worker. ...'
Flesh & Blood Philippa Hawker , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Saturday Age , 28-29 May 2016; (p. 22)

— Review of Blood on the Dance Floor Jacob Boehme , 2016 single work drama
Arts Are in His Blood Keira Jenkins , 2016 single work biography
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 4 May no. 625 2016; (p. 21)
'Juvenile detention was "on the cards" for Melbourne-born Jacob Boehme when his mother decided to put him in touch with a social worker. ...'
Jacob Finds Resilience to Reconcile His Identity Alister McKeich , 2019 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 14 August 2019; (p. 21)
'Jacob Boehme is a man of many identities. A choreographer, dancer and writer from the Narangga and Kaurna nations of South Australia, Jacob was also diagnosed with HIV in 1998. His most recent work, Blood on the Dance Floor explores these many identities and the stories behind them.' 
Last amended 9 Sep 2019 13:59:49
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