Were it not for Jump-Start, untold numbers of gay SA artists might yet labor in the closet, or at least in anonymity. Jump-Start’s raison d’etre is to create new performance-based theater works, and it’s unrivaled locally in its willingness to experiment with avant-garde technology, marginalized voices (Saddam Hussein in purgatory!), and productions that don’t fit neatly into classic slots such as “dance” or “drama.” There is no fourth wall at Jump-Start and one of its many advantages is that audience members can participate in the development of new pieces over time through the Works-in-Progress and Electric Performance Lab feedback sessions.

Upcoming Events

  • 8X8: Cabaret du Jump (Special Events)

    • Fri., Aug. 18, 8 p.m. and Sat., Aug. 19, 8 p.m. $8

Past Events

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