Productions by Jump-Start Performance Company

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Everywhere
MinuVistas 2 - The Good, the Bad, and the VIrus by Jump-Start Performance Company

MinuVistas 2 - The Good, the Bad, and the VIrus
by Jump-Start Performance Company

Jump-Start Performance Co. is bringing back MinuVistas! MinuVistas 2 will feature original one-minute videos with the theme “The Good, The Bad and The Virus”. Jump-Start …

Aug. 20 - Aug. 29
F-Sun
San Antonio
Better Butter - A Collection of Short Plays by Jump-Start Performance Company

Better Butter - A Collection of Short Plays
by Jump-Start Performance Company

Better Butter is not only a show, but also a multi-cultural ensemble of writers and performers who share stories and glimpses of their real life experiences …

Aug. 13
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San Antonio
Regeneración: San Antonio by Jump-Start Performance Company

Regeneración: San Antonio
by Jump-Start Performance Company

MARISELA BARRERA as RICARDO FLORES MAGÓN in REGENERACIÓN: SAN ANTONIO REGENERACIÓN: SAN ANTONIO is a new work in progress performance inspired by the life of …

Aug. 08
Sun
San Antonio
8 x 8 by Jump-Start Performance Company

8 x 8
by Jump-Start Performance Company

Eight short plays in an 8 x 8 cube, outdoors!      

Jun. 12 - Jun. 13
Sat-Sun
Everywhere
To Whom It May Concern by Jump-Start Performance Company

To Whom It May Concern
by Jump-Start Performance Company

Jump-Start Performance Co. presents an INKubator production  To Whom It May Concern Featuring Extra Special Guest Host Duva Lynn   To Whom It May Concern is …

Nov. 06 - Nov. 07, 2020
F-Sat
Everywhere
Allerseelen by Jump-Start Performance Company

Allerseelen
by Jump-Start Performance Company

ALLERSEELEN (pronounced al-er-ZEE-len) is a German term for All Souls’ Day. Company member Sheila Sisler-Currie explains, “On this day, having cleaned and decorated the gravesite, we honor …

Mar. 13 - Mar. 15, 2020
F-Sun
San Antonio
Model Talks by Jump-Start Performance Company

Model Talks
by Jump-Start Performance Company

Jump-Start Performance Co. presents MODEL TALKS Written and Performed by Pamela Dean Kenny.   Ever wonder what goes on inside the mind of an Art …

Oct. 11 - Oct. 13, 2019
F-Sun
San Antonio
Tejana Atómica by Jump-Start Performance Company

Tejana Atómica
by Jump-Start Performance Company

    Tejana Atómica features unique multimedia performances by Marisela Barrera, Anna De Luna and Amalia Ortiz.    Anna will perform excerpts from her new …

Aug. 16 - Aug. 18, 2019
F-Sun
San Antonio
Dreamers, Payasas, y la Frontera Frontier by Jump-Start Performance Company

Dreamers, Payasas, y la Frontera Frontier
by Jump-Start Performance Company

Jump-Start Performance Co. presents two actos about the on-going US-Mexico border crisis:  "Payasa USA" and "Frontera Frontier" by Marisela Barrera .featuring Holly Nañez and 14 …

May. 31 - Jun. 09, 2019
F-Sun
San Antonio
Gaylord's Last Happy Hour at the Gilded Cage by Jump-Start Performance Company

Gaylord's Last Happy Hour at the Gilded Cage
by Jump-Start Performance Company

  For decades Gaylord Kaiser, appearing as chanteuse Dina Simone, has hosted happy hour at the Gilded Cage. Advancing age and an alcohol-related mishap prompt …

Jan. 17 - Jan. 26, 2019
Th-Sat
San Antonio
Semana de Sueños by Jump-Start Performance Company

Semana de Sueños
by Jump-Start Performance Company

Jump-Start Performance Co. presents Semana de Sueños, a collection of three stories that focus on border issues, civil rights and migrant stories, written and directed …

Dec. 21 - Dec. 23, 2018
F-Sun
San Antonio
Tejana Rasquacha by Jump-Start Performance Company

Tejana Rasquacha
by Jump-Start Performance Company

Inspired by true events, Tejana Rasquacha chronicles Barrera’s Tejana life, from a small town in the Rio Grande Valley, to Dallas and finally her home in San …

Nov. 01 - Nov. 08, 2018
T-Sat
San Antonio
Ebenazio: A Winter's Tale of San Anto by Jump-Start Performance Company

Ebenazio: A Winter's Tale of San Anto
by Jump-Start Performance Company

Ebenazio - A Winter’s Tale of Old San Anto is a theatrical work of historical fiction that is sweet and serious, but also spicy and silly. …

Sep. 14 - Sep. 22, 2018
F-Sun
San Antonio
Hoops of Steel by Jump-Start Performance Company

Hoops of Steel
by Jump-Start Performance Company

Maybe… You know about Jesus and Judas and Samson and Delilah. You read Waiting for Godot once. You’ve listened to Willie Nelson sing “Pancho and Lefty.” Okay. …

Aug. 03 - Aug. 18, 2018
F-Sat
San Antonio
Better Butter - A Collection of Short Plays by Jump-Start Performance Company

Better Butter - A Collection of Short Plays
by Jump-Start Performance Company

  Better Butter is a live show written and performed by an ensemble of artists who do not create stories, but rather tell the stories …

Jul. 26 - Jul. 28, 2018
Th-Sat
San Antonio
Basement Complex Suite 102 by Jump-Start Performance Company

Basement Complex Suite 102
by Jump-Start Performance Company

Daniel Jackson directs an ensemble-devised experience that will weird you out.  Feature by Deborah Martin, San Antonio Express-News, July 24, 2018

Jun. 22 - Jul. 01, 2018
F-Sun
San Antonio
River City Stories: The Almost Completely True Memoir of a San Antonio Girl by Jump-Start Performance Company

River City Stories: The Almost Completely True Memoir of a San Antonio Girl
by Jump-Start Performance Company

Casbeer's, Los Padrinos, the ol' Mirador, Tacoland and Earl Abel's.  Y'all 'member!  Late nights, San Anto blues, greasy-cheesy enchiladas.  Loud and proud drag queens mixing …

May. 31 - Jun. 09, 2018
F-Sun
San Antonio
Gen and Mabel by Jump-Start Performance Company

Gen and Mabel
by Jump-Start Performance Company

"Gen and Mabel," is about two women who like each other. A whole lot. So why can’t this relationship seem to get off the ground? …

May. 04 - May. 13, 2018
F-Sun
San Antonio
MotherSecrets by Jump-Start Performance Company

MotherSecrets
by Jump-Start Performance Company

MotherSecrets: You Know her. Real. Bitter. Sweet celebrates the diversity of mothers through performative memoir. Created by a smart six-member ensemble that includes four with …

Jan. 27, 2018
 
San Antonio
This Is A Manifesto by Jump-Start Performance Company

This Is A Manifesto
by Jump-Start Performance Company

From panzas to prisons, from street theatre to large-scale multimedia performances, from princess to chafa - Virginia Grise writes plays that are set in bars …

Sep. 22 - Oct. 01, 2017
Th-Sun
San Antonio
Mother Mary and Father Increase: Retributrion by Jump-Start Performance Company

Mother Mary and Father Increase: Retributrion
by Jump-Start Performance Company

A time-traveling storyteller returns to the days of her great-grandmother in the early 1900's and to the settlement of the Shaddai Community deep in the …

Aug. 11 - Aug. 19, 2017
F-Sat
San Antonio
Jump-Start Performance Company

8 x 8 x 8 Cabaret du Jump
by Jump-Start Performance Company

Eight 8-minute performances are presented in an 8-foot cube.  Anything goes (as long as the "8" limits are respected)!

Jun. 30 - Jul. 02, 2017
F-Sun
San Antonio
Tejana Trilogy by Jump-Start Performance Company

Tejana Trilogy
by Jump-Start Performance Company

 Meet the real Donkey Lady and Lechuza, live in the flesh, in this intimate workshop performance based on Marisela Barrera's short stories. Written and performed …

May. 19 - Jun. 03, 2017
Th-Sun
San Antonio
Jump-Start Performance Company

Latino Odyssey
by Jump-Start Performance Company

Sol Luna secretly enters her family in a contest to be the first Latino familia in space.  When they win, they prepare to travel to …

Jan. 07, 2017
Sat
San Antonio
Performance Party XXX2 by Jump-Start Performance Company

Performance Party XXX2
by Jump-Start Performance Company

What better way to ring in the new year and celebrate the beauty of the human spirit than with an evening of exuberant and eclectic …

Dec. 11, 2016
Sun
San Antonio
The Virgen Project by Jump-Start Performance Company

The Virgen Project
by Jump-Start Performance Company

Join twelve female writers and performers as they tell stories of love, politics, hope, and Virgens. The prompt is this: Tell a true story you …

Nov. 06, 2016
Sun
San Antonio
Boleros de Mi Alma by Jump-Start Performance Company

Boleros de Mi Alma
by Jump-Start Performance Company

Jump-Start Performance Co. presents: BOLEROS DE MI ALMA at the Carver Community Cultural Center.Join us as we host a performance by the elegant and eminently talented …

Jul. 22 - Jul. 29, 2016
F-Sat
San Antonio
Flatbed Teatro by Jump-Start Performance Company

Flatbed Teatro
by Jump-Start Performance Company

Eclectic collage performance - short, outside and FREE. Designed for adults, but kids are welcome.   

Jun. 30 - Jul. 09, 2016
F-Sat
San Antonio
Asking for Change by Jump-Start Performance Company

Asking for Change
by Jump-Start Performance Company

ASKING FOR CHANGE is a glimpse into the unspoken cycle of our society's attitudes toward our “invisible” neighbors, the homeless. Six characters are highlighted, each one …

Mar. 25 - Apr. 02, 2016
F-Sat
San Antonio
8 x 8 Cabaret du Jump by Jump-Start Performance Company

8 x 8 Cabaret du Jump
by Jump-Start Performance Company

8X8 is theatre for short attention spans!Jump-Start will present eight 8-minute performances in an 8-foot cube.  At 8 pm.  For 8 dollars.  Each evening brings a different …

Jan. 09, 2016
Sat
San Antonio
Performance Party by Jump-Start Performance Company

Performance Party
by Jump-Start Performance Company

Experience music, theatre, dance, poetry, the beautiful and the strange!

Sep. 17 - Sep. 26, 2015
Th-Sun
San Antonio
I'll Remember for You - Yo Me Acuerdo por Tí by Jump-Start Performance Company

I'll Remember for You - Yo Me Acuerdo por Tí
by Jump-Start Performance Company

This bilingual play is funny, sad, and courageously honest. It's about the experiences of a daughter who takes on primary caregiver responsibilities for her mother …

Jul. 31 - Aug. 08, 2015
Th-Sat
San Antonio
Cuero, La Ruby Red and El Big Bird by Jump-Start Performance Company

Cuero, La Ruby Red and El Big Bird
by Jump-Start Performance Company

Marisela Barrera’s new play, “Cuero, La Ruby Red, y El Big Bird” explores life along the U.S.-Mexico border through three distinct, swift-moving stories Click to view …

Mar. 08 - Feb. 28, 2015
 
San Antonio
Serpientes y Escaleras by Jump-Start Performance Company

Serpientes y Escaleras
by Jump-Start Performance Company

We've turned the popular children's game Shoots and Ladders into a late-night TV game show for mature audiences only. Watch as a psychic Mistress of …

Nov. 13, 2014
 
San Antonio
Jump-Start Performance Company

Off Limits
by Jump-Start Performance Company

Off Limits is a new play that recalls events from 1973. Just in time for Fiesta, a new gay bar opened near downtown on the …

Oct. 17 - Oct. 18, 2014
 
San Antonio
Chato's Bridge by Jump-Start Performance Company

Chato's Bridge
by Jump-Start Performance Company

Chale and Simon are life-long West Side camaradas bound by a tragedy that happened 30 years ago. Their loyalty to each other and their lost …

Aug. 22 - Sep. 06, 2014
 
San Antonio
Oscuridad by Jump-Start Performance Company

Oscuridad
by Jump-Start Performance Company

Directed by Marisela Barrera and developed by Jump-Start Performance Co., "Oscuridad" explores the darkness lying just beneath the surface of everyday life. Set in a …

Aug. 02, 2014
 
Castroville
Corazón del Bolero by Jump-Start Performance Company

Corazón del Bolero
by Jump-Start Performance Company

A tribute to male and female bolero composers from Cuba, Puerto Rico and Mexico which offers solace, company and warmth to the heart. March, 2015.

Jun. 06 - Jun. 28, 2014
 
San Antonio
Cafe du Jump: 8 x 8 by Jump-Start Performance Company

Cafe du Jump: 8 x 8
by Jump-Start Performance Company

Cafe du Jump:8 x 8 - Eight 8 minute performances on an 8 foot by 8 foot stage eight nights in June, 2014. Tickets, eight dollars. …

Mar. 21 - Mar. 30, 2014
 
San Antonio
Tales of Lost Southtown by Jump-Start Performance Company

Tales of Lost Southtown
by Jump-Start Performance Company

What is the secret elevator code that allows access to the series of ancient tunnels beneath the Tower of the Americas? At just what address …