Artist Information

Jump-Start Performance Co. is proud to be an artist-driven arts organization. Although we are a company of artists, we work with artists outside our company all the time! Here are just a few ways to get involved:

Performance Party!

Each first Saturday night of the year, Jump-Start hosts an eclectic night of performances. We feature a wide array of performances: from actos to drag to comedy, music, and dance. Contact us if you’d like to get involved in our next Performance Party in 2019!

8×8: Cabaret du Jump

Over the last five or so summers, Jump-Start has hosted a community slate of performers for 8×8. Cabaret du Jump is a decades-long Jump-Start tradition. The cabaret was a platform for Jump-Start company members to experiment with performance ideas at artistic retreats. In 2014, Jump-Start decided to invite community artists and audiences to join the company for a Cabaret du Jump presented on an 8’ x 8’ stage. Three years ago, company members Chuck Squier and Sheila Currie collaborated on the architectural cube, which now serves as the playing area for the show. Contact us to get involved!

INKubator Projects

If productions are more your style, community artists or groups with original stage material are supported by Jump-Start through our INKubator project. Each year, Jump-Start company members nominate community artists to participate. One individual or group is selected each season to produce an original performance at Jump-Start. You get a small budget, PR and tech support, plus our love! If you’d like to be considered for INKubator in 2021, please reach out to us!