Jump-Start Performance Co.

Jump Start Performance Co.About the Group:
Jump-Start Performance Co. is a collective of performing artists dedicated to the discovery and support of new ideas in the arts and arts education and is committed to the creation of art that is a lasting voice of diverse cultures and communities. With a long history of continuous and vibrant artistic growth, the company’s work, although nationally recognized, is firmly and proudly rooted in San Antonio, TX and its cultural richness. Since 1985, Jump-Start has created, produced or presented over 500 original performance works and the company’s educational programs have served over 110,000 individuals, over 90 schools and community groups.

Current Projects:
“I’ll Remember for You” is a two-person play on Alzheimer’s. This funny, sad and courageously honest look at Suarez’s experiences as the primary caregiver for her mother with Alzheimer’s was listed as one of San Antonio’s Best of 2010 in Stage by the San Antonio Express News.

Contact Info:
Tour Contact: Lisa Suarez
108 Blue Star
San Antonio, TX  78204

Fee Structure: *

  • Single Performance: $1000-$1500
  • Multiple Performances: $750-$1000/ea
  • One-day Residency: $300-$600
  • Multiple-Day Residency: $500-800/day
  • One-Week Residency: $2250-3000

*Prices for other structures up to negotiation with presenter.
*These fees do not include housing and transportation.

Artistic Discipline:

  • theater

Special programs available for:

  • Colleges and universities
  • K-12
  • Senior Centers

Alternate ROOTS supports the creation and presentation of original art that is rooted in communities of place, tradition or spirit. We are a group of artists and cultural organizers based in the South creating a better world together. As Alternate ROOTS, we call for social and economic justice and are working to dismantle all forms of oppression—everywhere.