Productions at Jump-Start Performance Company

Oct. 11 - Oct. 13
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
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 ...

May. 31 - Jun. 09
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
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 ...

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.” ...

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.  ...

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 without ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Oct. 13 - Oct. 22, 2016
Th-Sat
San Antonio
REM - Rapid Eye Movement by FIRE Collaborative

REM - Rapid Eye Movement
by FIRE Collaborative

R.E.M. "Rapid Eye Movement" is an original theatrical showcase evolving and unwinding by the realms of the unconscious mind. Multiple dreams lead the ...

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 ...

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 ...

Mar. 13 - Mar. 20, 2016
F, Sun
San Antonio
Chato's Bridge by SALTA

Chato's Bridge
by SALTA

Chato's Bridge is set in San Antonio's present-day West Side and addresses issues of love, loyalty, and revenge. It is a gritty but not ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Oct. 08, 2014
 
San Antonio
Malinalli by SALTA

Malinalli
by SALTA

Terrible things breed in broken hearts.

Malinalli is an interpreter, advisor, healer, mother and intermediary for Hernan Cortes. For the sake of Cortes, she's ...

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 ...

Jun. 24, 2014
 
San Antonio
Chato's Bridge by SALTA

Chato's Bridge
by SALTA

The San Antonio Latino/a Theatre Alliance (SALTA) continues its support and advocacy of San Antonio’s burgeoning theatre community and the region’s Latino culture through ...

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 ...

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 ...