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Performance dates & times

Tuesday 20 Aug
7:30 PM
Wednesday 21 Aug
7:30 PM

Running Time 55 minutes, no interval

Price range

BLOOD ON THE DANCE FLOOR is available for purchase as part of a Big World, Up Close package.

2 Show package 15% off*
3+ Show package 25% off*
*Discount applies only to full price tickets. There is a + $8.95 service charge per order

All online orders are subject to a Service Charge of up to $8.95 per order, plus any optional additional postage charges

Arts Centre Melbourne Members do not pay the $8.95 Service Charge when booking tickets online. Join today to enjoy this saving and other benefits of membership!

Please note: there is no late entry or re-entry into this performance

We hold memories in our blood. It connects us. It defines us.

BLOOD ON THE DANCE FLOOR explores the legacies and memories of our bloodlines, our need for community, and what blood means to each of us – questioning how this most precious fluid unites and divides us.

A choreographer, dancer and writer from the Narangga and Kaurna nations of South Australia, Jacob Boehme was diagnosed with HIV in 1998. In search of answers, he reached out to his ancestors. Through a powerful blend of storytelling, projection and movement, Boehme pays homage to their ceremonies whilst dissecting the politics of gay, Blak and poz identities.

BLOOD ON THE DANCE FLOOR is a story of our need to love and be loved. Boehme’s striking monologue uses humour and intimacy to reveal our secret identities and our deepest fears, seeking to invoke ancestral lineage in a contemporary quest for courage and hope.

Creative Team

Writer & Performer
Jacob Boehme
Isaac Drandic
Choreographer & Rehearsal Director
Mariaa Randall
Sound Designer
James Henry
Spatial Designer
Jenny Hector
Video Artist
Keith Deverell
Costume Designer
Kelsey Henderson
Movement Coach
Rinske Ginsberg
Chris Mead & Mari Lourey
Production Manager
Nick Glen
Tour Producer
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