Anna Jacobs: The Story of a Boy Born a Girl





The Story of a Boy Born a Girl 

Original trapeze piece in which the artist combines movement on trapeze with the telling of her story of surviving sexual abuse and the subsequent development of a transgendered identity.


Anna Jacobs is an activist, teacher and performer. Currently Anna is a Master’s Candidate at The Gallatin School for Individualized Studies, New York University. Her work at Gallatin is focused on developing tools for combining anti-oppression work with the creative arts in education. Anna’s work is informed by her ongoing commitment to social, political and economic justice, as well as her personal struggle with surviving violence as a girl, queer and transgendered person.

Background Information
  • Country: United States
  • Encuentro Location: Teatro Empire
  • Date: Monday, June 11, 2007
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