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Production History

2015

Performance Party XXX
The Thing Itself Literary Journal of OLLU
Serpientes y Escaleras by Erik Bosse and Laurie Dietrich
Stiltwalkers of Jump-Start-At-Large at KW Fair Parade
Cuero, la Ruby Red, y El Big Bird by Marisela Barrera
I’ll Remember for You by Lisa Suarez
Solas Bán - Stiltwalkers of Jump-Start-At-Large at Luminaria
W-I-P (Works-in-Progress/Wednesdays in Performance)

2014

Performance Party 29: Wrecking Ball
Hate by Kitty A. Williams
Tales of Lost Southtown by Erik Bosse
Payasos on Parade (Jump-Start-At-Large) by the Company
Medea for Mothers Day by Pamela Dean Kenny
Café du Jump by Company and Guest Artists
Corazón del Bolero by José Rubén De León
Oscuridad by Marisela Barrera and Company
Chato’s Bridge by Mono Aguilar
Off Limits compiled by Gene Elder and Kim Corbin
La Virgen Project by Marisela Barrera and Friends
Falling Man by Leonard Cruz
Women of Ill Repute: Refute! The Reunion!
W-I-P (Works-in-Progress/Wednesdays-in-Performance)

2013

Performance Party 28: Apocalypse Now What?
A Simple Surprise by Sandy Dunn
Hetaerae: A New Theatre Ritual by Laurie Rae Dietrich
Windows Series: Chosen One
Windows Series: Fever Chart
Method & Madness: Hamlet 2013
Windows Series: The Takeaway
Windows Series: The Going
Wednesdays-In-Performance/Works-In-Progress by Various Artists 

2012

Performance party 27: Jump-Start University
Window Series: Dreamers’ Window by Billy Muñoz
Big, Bad & Beautiful: Still Hungry by Alicia Fernandez
I’ll Remember for You by Lisa Suarez
Window Series: Hungry Women by Sandy Dunn
Summer Sparks New Works Festival by Various Artists
Outside the Circle by Andrea Assaf & Samuel Valdez
Wednesdays-In-Performance/Works-In-Progress
!Carpa! by Billy Muñoz
Have You Seen Marie? By Sandra Cisneros & Jump-Start Performance Co.
Ordinary Windows by Ordinary Spaces
Ebenazio: An Old Winter’s Tale of San Anto by Kimberly Corbin, Robert Rehm & Chuck Squier
Wednesdays-In-Performance/Works-In-Progress by Various Artists

2011

Performance Party 26: JSTV
Windows: Fish Tale by Billy Muñoz and S.T. Shimi
ARTbrella
The Push Pens: Last Call for Truth by Manuel “Cros” Esquivel, Dino Foxx and Billy Muñoz
Windows: Raggedy Rita by Annele Spector
The Last Thing You’ll Ever See by Doyle Avant and S.T. Shimi
The Cooking Show con Karimi y Comrades: Viva la Vegetable! & Test Kitchen with Robert Karimi
La Luz en los Tiempos de la Oscuridad with the Macondo Foundation
Lara/Lorca with Jose Ruben de Leon
What Comes Out of Chittlins by Kitty Williams
Windows: Boom Box Car by Manuel “Cros” Esquivel
Noche de Estrellas: Día de los Muertos Ball by Rene Roberts
Stranger – an international theatrical collaboration with Divadlo z Pasaze
Windows: Behind the Mistletoe II by Dino Foxx

2010

Performance Party 25: Intergalactic Adventure
My Body, My House by Leonard Cruz
En la Sombra de sus Pasos by San Antonio Parks and Recreations
Irish Chicano by Max Parrilla
Request Concert by Franz Xaver Kroetz featuring S.T. Shimi, Sandy Dunn, Dino Foxx & Billy Muñoz
The Wicked Wit of Wickes Street a Roast & Toast of Craig Pennel
Windows: Cleanliness is Next to the Gods by Robert Rehm
As Filthy As It Gets by Annele Spector and Monessa Esquivel
Off the Grid 2
Nuevo Mundo with The Macondo Foundation
I’ll Remember For You by Lisa Suárez
Día de los Muertos Ball by Rene Roberts
Windows: Never Too Dead to Dance by Laurie Dietrich
El Chuco Love La Che by Rodney Garza
Windows: Behind the Mistletoe by Dino Foxx
Glamarama Lounge: The Legends Drag On by John McBurney

2009

Performance Party 24
Bust This! a fundraiser hosted by Monessa Esquivel
m(dot)e(dot): a life experiment by Monessa Esquivel
&
Ranch Home in Manhattan by Paul Bonin-Rodriguez/The Paul & Mo Showz
The Barber of East L.A. by Butchlalis de Panochtitlan
Chranene Uzemie (Protected Territory) by Divadlo z Pasaze
The Case of the Neon Twins by Billy Muñoz and Daniel Jackson
Windows: So Fierce – A Tribute to Stonewall by S.T. Shimi
Sterling Silver Gala
Recessionista Couturettes by John McBurney
High Yello’ Rose by Sterling Houston
Windows: Stardiver: Quiet Side of the Moon by Billy Muñoz
Windows: There May Not Be Snow… by Dino Foxx
El Fin del Mundo Motel by Ruby Nelda Perez
Glamarama III by John McBurney
Ebenazio: A Winter’s Tale of Old San Anto by Kim Corbin, Robert Rehm & Chuck Squier

2008

Performance Party XXIII
W-I-P [Works-in-Progress / Wednesdays-in-Performance]
As Filthy As It Gets by Annele Spector and Monessa Esquivel
El Chuco y La Che by Rodney Garza
Renaissance Guild – Blues for an Alabama Sky
Irish/Chicano by Max Parrilla
The Case of the Neon Twins by Daniel Jackson and Billy Muñoz
Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Kristina Wong
Blood Under the Bridge by Doyle Avant
olive Dance Theatre
WIP Créme
Trippin’ to Momma’s by Chuck Squier
Urban-15

2007

Performance Party XXII
W-I-P [Works-in-Progress / Wednesdays-in-Performance]
As Filthy As It Gets by Annele Spector and Monessa Esquivel
Renaissance Guild – Fences
Otherwise Occupied by Dianne Monroe
Uprooted: The Katrina Project
Comedia A Go-Go – Public Axis
Renaissance Guild – One-Acts
Hollywood and Time by Sterling Houston
The Positively Me! Live Concert
Finding Love in Wartime by Sandy Dunn
Memoirs of a Jota – Part I by Dino Foxx
Renaissance Guild – Steel Magnolias
Off the Grid by Daniel Jackson and Billy Muñoz
The Windows by Kim Corbin and Sandy Dunn
Two or Three Things featuring Dorothy Allison & Sandra Cisneros
Hurry Slowly by Rudolf Harst
On the Island by S.T. Shimi
365 Days 365 Plays
Rosita’s Jalapeño Kitchen by Rodrigo Duarte Clark
Paths of Marigolds
The Legends of Drag
The Art of Being

2006

Performance Party XXI
W-I-P [Works-in-Progress / Wednesdays-in-Performance]
Jump-Start: The ReMixx – A Company Production
Renaissance Guild – A Raisin in the Sun
Latino Odyssey by Max Parrilla
Fringe and Fringe Ability by Paul Bonin-Rodriguez
Disconnected Dreams by Kitty Williams
On the Island by S.T. Shimi
Debutante Balls by Scott Turner Schofield
Trippin’ to Momma’s by Chuck Squier
As Filthy As it Gets by Annele Spector and Monessa Esquivel
Self – The Remix by Robert Karimi
Karavan Dance Co.
Watermark 1.5 by Sandy Dunn & S.T. Shimi
The Return of the Shrew – The Overtime Theater Company
Higher Planes by Paul Bonin-Rodriguez
Suavecito featuring Luis Rodriguez and Sandra Cisneros
Renaissance Guild – One-Acts
Hurry Slowly by Rudolf Harst
Living Graves by Sterling Houston
Tamales Con Ellen at Casa Navarro

2005

Performance Party XX
W-I-P [Works-in-Progress / Wednesdays-in-Performance]
DanceChance by Leonard Cruz
Fringe & Fringe Ability by Paul Bonin-Rodriguez
Dishing it Out by Paul J. Williams
Otherwise Occupied by Dianne Monroe & Salwa Arnous
Simplemente Lara by Jose Ruben Deleon
Five Bottles in a Six-Pack by Renita Martin
Something Else – A Company Production
The Fifth Commandment by Elia Arce
Living Graves by Sterling Houston
Tardeada
Las Nuevas Tamaleras by Alicia Mena

2004

PERFORMANCE PARTY XIX
W-I-P [Works-in-Progress / Wednesdays-in-Performance]
Watermark by Sandy Dunn and S.T. Shimi
Renaissance Guild – In the Blood
NE 2nd Avenue by Teo Castellano
Divas R 4Ever by Jimmy James
Holodeck by Michael Verdi
Renaissance Guild – One-acts
Epcot El Alamall – Developed by Guillermo Gomez-Peña and Jump-Start Company
Karavan Dance Company
Fringe and Fringe Ability by Paul Bonin-Rodriguez
Carpa Infinita featuring Sandra Cisneros
Renaissance Guild – A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Lorca by José Ruben Deleon
Rosita’s Jalapeno Kitchen – Ruby Nelda Perez
Words in Common – Gemini Ink
Three Times Germany by Uwe Mengel
Las Nuevas Tamaleras by Alicia Mena
Home for the Holidays by Jimmy James

2003

PERFORMANCE PARTY XVIII
W-I-P [Works-in-Progress / Wednesdays-in-Performance]
Paul Williams
Lost Recipes by Dianne Monroe
Cameoland by Sterling Houston
Dance Umbrella
These Women developed by the Company
Congreso
In the Garden by S.T. Shimi
Festival De Libre Enganche
El Calor De Amor
ReKonnect – Karavan
Calzones Calientes
El Cabaret de Caramelo featuring Sandra Cisneros
Katherine’s Joint by Kitty Williams & Paul Bonin-Rodriguez
Renaissance Guild – The Magic Act
1-2-3 Festival
Las Nuevas Tamaleras by Alicia Mena
Home for the Holidays by Jimmy James

2002

Performance Party XVII
W-I-P (Wednesdays-in-Performance, Works-in-Progress)
Cameoland by Sterling Houston
Latino Odyssey by Max Parrilla
Monkey Bread by Georgina Morgan
In the Garden by S.T. Shimi
The Museum of Fetishized Identities by Guillermo Gomez-Peña
Jotos del Barrio by Jesus Alonso
Illusions – A Company-developed production
Habibi by Naomi Shibab Nye & Paul Bonin-Rodriguez
Young Tongues Festival
Rosita’s Jalapeño Kitchen by Rodrigo Duarte-Clark
The Laramie Project by Tectonic Theater
Mosaic Migrations
Gertrude Stein & a Companion
Best of Big, Bad, & Beautiful by Alicia Fernandez
Las Nuevas Tamaleras by Alicia Mena
The Ho & Ho Sho!

2001

Performance Party XVI
WIP (Wednesdays-in-Performance, Works-in-Progress)
La Frontera by Sterling Houston
Comfort by Dianne Monroe
Southern Discomfort by S.T. Shimi
Katherine’s Joint by Kitty Williams & Paul Bonin-Rodriguez
Valley Stories by David Rice & Lisa Cortez-Walden
Gertrude Stein and a Companion by Win Wells
Illusions – company-developed
Rosita’s Jalapeño Kitchen and Rosita’s Day of the Dead by Rodrigo Duarte-Clark
Still Big, Bad & Beautiful by Alicia Fernandez
To My Chagrin by Peggy Shaw
Las Nuevas Tamaleras by Alicia Mena

2000

Performance Party XV
WIP (Wednesdays-in-Performance, Works-in-Progress)
Pocho/a by madmedia
Big, Bad & Beautiful by Alicia Fernandez
Lost in Translation by S.T. Shimi
Water and Bones by Dianne Monroe
Crazy Ladies by Katherine Griffith & Darla Fjeld
Le Griffon by Sterling Houston
YOUNG TONGUES FESTIVAL
Latins Anonymous by Diana Rodriguez, et. al.
Memory’s Caretaker by Paul Bonin-Rodriguez
The Nosferatu by Michael Verdi
Las Nuevas Tamaleras by Alicia Mena

1999

Performance Party XIV
WIP (Wednesdays-in-Performance, Works-in-Progress)
Latins Anonymous by Rodriguez, et.al.
Shirts & Skin by Tim Miller
CONTINENTAL DRIFT: Tourist Trap by S.T. Shimi & Marranos by Dianne Monroe
The Texas Trinity by Paul Bonin-Rodriguez
Living Dolls by Elaine Romero
Karavan Dance Company
Rosita’s Day of the Dead by Rodrigo Duarte Clark
FESTIVAL DE LIBRE ENGANCHE:
Yel’ Out Loud by Yelyna De León and Yelba Osorio
Pocho by Maria Ibarra and Elijiah Rios
Reunion by Ana De Luna and Janie Sauceda
Historias de Amor by Teatro de la Rendija/Raquel Araujo
Danza Azteca by Grupo Tlaloc de Tejas
Reclamación by Celeste Guzman
Grupo Animo
Revolución Chicana by Los Inocentes
Homegirl Visions: An Evening of Chicana/Latina Film & Video Shorts
Echoes by Jaime Ortega
Parir-Paris by Hortensia Ramirez
Barrio Daze by Adrian Viegas
The Alamo Piece by Sigfrido Aguilar and Jim Calder
Latins Anonymous by Diana Rodriguez, et. al.
Scenes from Childhood on the Border by Georgina Morgan and Co.
Memory’s Caretaker by Paul Bonin-Rodriguez
International Theatre Festival @ San Antonio
Santo Negro by Sterling Houston
Las Nuevas Tamaleras by Alicia Mena

1998

Performance Party XIII
WIP (Wednesdays-in-Performance, Works-in-Progress)
Short Sparks – various artists
B’Alamo Performance Company
Los Ojos de Zapata by Sandra Cisneros, adapted by Felipe Santander
Santo Negro by Sterling Houston
An Evening with Quentin Crisp by Quentin Crisp
JUMP-START TV
Georgina Morgan and Company
Quinceañera by Araiza, Rodriguez & Marinez
Las Nuevas Tamaleras by Alicia Mena

1997

Performance Party XII
No Escape by Leonard Cruz
WIP (Wednesdays-in-Performance, Works-in-Progress)
The Great Chitlin’ Debate by Kitty Williams and Paul Bonin-Rodriguez
Milagritos by Sandra Cisneros
Now and Then by Rudy Harst
The Alien Show: Kool Jams ’99 by Sterling Houston
FESTIVAL DE LIBRE ENGANCHE:
Grupo Tlaloc
Puta Santísima by Humberto Alvarez, Michael Marinez and Jaime Ortega
I Don’t Speak English Only by Anthony J. Garcia (El Centro Su Teatro)
Operation: Peace on Earth by Rodney Garza
1001 Nights of Torture by Adelina Anthony
Mirna Manrique
Raquel Araujo
Jade Esteban Estrada
Reencuentros: Un Chicalango Vulnerable by Jose Manuel Galvan
Carlos Jaurena
Roberto de la Torre
Big, Bad and Beautiful by Alicia Fernandez
La Malinchuca by Angeles Romero
Marissa Castanon
Multicultural Education and Counseling through the Arts (MECA)
Big, Bad and Beautiful by Alicia Fernandez
High Yello Rose by Sterling Houston
The American Chestnut by Karen Finley
Las Nuevas Tamaleras by Alicia Mena

1996

Performance Party XI
Ntozake Shange
WIP (Wednesdays-in-Performance, Works-in-Progress)
Khmer Amerika by Doyle Avant
NEW ACCESS SERIES:
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Co.
Peggy Shaw
Monica Palacios
Rosemary Meza, Mim Scharlack and Root Wy’mn
Brackenridge High School
Ana Sisnett and Jimmy Turner
Beto Araiza
Urban Bush Women
Ruby Nelda Perez
Donald Byrd
Grupo Animo, Alicia Fernandez and Inflight Dance Co.
Aria Afternoon
The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros
The Texas Trinity by Paul Bonin-Rodriguez
Simplicity by Paul Bonin-Rodriguez
Las Nuevas Tamaleras by Alicia Mena

1995

Performance Party X
Einstein’s Pocketwatch by Michael Verdi
DiverseWorks Tour
Elia Arce
Love in the Time of College by Paul Bonin-Rodriguez
The Texas Trinity by Paul Bonin-Rodriguez
Women Working – Mim Scharlack, Leslie Salas, Aisha K, Alicia Lopez, JoAnn Reyes and Cheryl Musket/PMS Productions
WIP (Wednesdays-in-Performance, Works-in-Progress)
Philoctetes by Sophocles – Aquila Productions
David Rousseve/Reality
Strong Undertow
Grace Mi-He Lee and Margery Segal
Lisa Mellinger and Kitty Williams
¡Juerga!
Unsafe, Unsuited – Patrick Scully, Ishmael Houston-Jones and Keith Hennessey
FESTIVAL DE LIBRE ENGANCHE:
Beverly Sanchez-Padilla and Grupo Animo
Melquiades Herrera and Victor Martinez
Pocho World Tour – Lalo Lopez and Esteban Zul
Eduardo Garza, Terry Ybañez and Tammy Gomez
Elvira Santamaria and Katia Tirado
David Zamora Casas
Luis Carlos Gomez
Ruby Nelda Perez
Planeta Mixteca
Astrid Hidad
San Antonio Poetry Festival
On the Pulse of Morning by Maya Angelou, adapted by Sterling Houston
Santo Negro by Sterling Houston
Lost in Utopia by Katherine Griffith
National Performance Network Showcase
The Ballad of Billy K by Katherine Griffith

1994

Grand Opening – Performance Party IX
The I Love Lunacy Show: Love in a Time of College by Paul Bonin-Rodriguez
The Texas Trinity: Talk of the Town, The Bible Belt and Other Accessories and The I Love Lunacy Show by Paul Bonin-Rodriguez
2nd Annual Valentine’s Erotic Poetry Reading
Mary Ganzon
Kumiko Kimoto
Sally Jacques/Jose Luis Bustamante
Asalto by Steve Bailey, Michael Marinez and Diana Rodriguez Gil
Lisa Mellinger and Glenna Park
False Alarm/Kevin Magee
Holly Hughes
Luis Alfaro
Root Wy’mn and Early B. Teal
Beverly Sanchez-Padilla and Ruby Nelda Perez
Isis in Nubia by Sterling Houston
Lost in Utopia by Katherine Griffith
Journey Toward the Goddess by PMS Productions
Six Flags Over Armaggedon – company developed
Band Night
Cabaret du Jump
Snow White and the Seven Deadly Sins by Sterling Houston
Tim Miller
Miranda Rites by Sterling Houston

1993

Performance Party VIII
Donald Byrd and Company
Valentine’s Erotic Poetry Reading
Sharon Bridgforth and Trinidad Sanchez, Jr.
David Zamora Casas
La Frontera by Sterling Houston
Michael Garcia/Dance Caribe
The Bible Belt and Other Accessories by Paul Bonin-Rodriguez
May Day Performance Party
Mixed (E) Motions by Steve Bailey
Milagritos by Sandra Cisneros
High Yello Rose by Sterling Houston
New Words Poetry

1992

Performance Party VI
Out of a Time of Plague by Steve Bailey
25 Days Before by Dennis Poplin
Cine Festival
Tearsheets by Joan Hotchkis
Talk of the Town by Paul Bonin-Rodriguez
Womandingo by Sterling Houston
Cocteau Project -company developed
Short Sparks
Your Female Guide by Lisa Mellinger
King Lear by Vortex Theater
Drivin’ Wheel by Sterling Houston
Michael Verdi and Scott Lehman
Club Orgasm
The Labyrinth by Susan Cheal
Performance Party VII
Marianna and Jeff McMahon
Paul Bonin-Rodriguez and Michael Garcia
Kitty Williams and Sally Jacques
Katherine Griffith and Maria Elena Salcedo
Poet’s Pyre
High Yello Rose by Sterling Houston

1991

Performance Party IV
why do frenchmen by Dennis Poplin
Seemen
Chile Picante
Short Sparks
Diana Cardenas and Gloria Herrera
Word Up
Laney Yarber
Women of Substance by Thunder Thigh Revue
David Zamora Casas
Sally Jacques
Out of A Time of Plague by Steve Bailey
Tim Miller
Jim Cobb and Godfrey Daniels
Marilyn Lanfear and Chuck Squier
ILSAA by Charles Jeffries
Cheap Talk by Sterling Houston
Performance Party V
Monica Palacios
Hard Women
Ralph Lemmon
David Zamora Casas
Diana Cardenas and Glenna Park
Beverly Sanchez Padilla
Toni Bravo
Dance-o-matic
Kitty Williams
Rap-o-rama
debra f. meadows

1990

Miss Pretty Hand by Katherine Griffith
Performance Party III
Who are you, what are you thinking, what are you talking about – the autobiography of Ousama Ibn Mounkidh by Dennis Poplin
SAMA Performance
Big Mouth by Lisa Mellinger
Dolores Rodriguez Fashion
Sandra Dunn and Steve Bailey
David Leslie
Arcadio by Collin Seals
Performing for Life
Glamour = A World Problem
A’Lelia by Sterling Houston and Larry Neal
Kool Jams by Sterling Houston
Feedback by Sandra Dunn

1989

Deb Garris and D.J. Lebowitz
Snakes in the Grass by Lisa Mellinger
The Modernization of Sainthood by Sterling Houston
Mary Hestand and Katherine Griffith
Myrna Renoud
Visions & Voices by Katherine Griffith
Migration Company
Curves of Things Through Time
The Show by Sandra Reinhardt
Relationships by Blondell Cummins
Late Late Show at the Gilded Cage by Sterling Houston
Karen Finley
Artwear
Deborah Quinoa
Heloise Gold
Three Voices – Marilyn Lanfear, Diana Cardenas and Glenna Park
Nina Martin

1988

Lawndale Sampler
Grand Opening – The Battery Terminal
Miracle Room
Snob by Lisa Mellinger
Broken English
Pulse Ensemble, David Catacolos, and Gary Davenport
Larry Neal and Geno Fecci
Word of Mouth and Basically Speaking
Miracle Room
Stops by Doyle Avant
Luciana Proano
Jim Cobb and Jack Wright
MAY DAY Performance Benefit
Myrna Renoud
Assault on Battery by Sandra Reinhardt
It’s About Going by Steve Bailey
San Antonio de Padua Festival
Johnny Rodriguez
A Brief History of American Song by Sterling Houston
Jim Cobb and Godfrey Daniels
Ten Minutes Max
Going With God in San Antonio by Doyle Avant
Deaf Dance Deaf
AIDS/Womens Film Festival
Beyond Fashion
Near This Town is a Mountain by Dennis Poplin

1987

Evening of Solos – Doyle Avant, Katherine Griffith, and Cathleen Pollock

1986

Dead Days – company developed

Chairman Mao Chairman Mao The Wolf Is At The Door by Dennis Poplin

1985

Request Concert by Franz Xavier Kroetz
Los Cachorros by Teatro del Sol
Fish Dance – company developed
Angstrom: She is Taller Than I by Steve Bailey and Mark Blakeney
Macbeth in Flames by Steve Bailey

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