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  • Now Showing - Jump-Start Performance Co :: San Antonio, TX
    History History Staff Company Board Shows Upcoming Events Now Showing Exhibits Education Historias y Cuentos Fairweather Lodge Healing Arts Directions Blog Now Showing Category Shows Donations Volunteer Sign Up for

    Original URL path: http://jump-start.org/index.php/shows/now-showing (2015-03-26)
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  • Exhibits - Jump-Start Performance Co :: San Antonio, TX
    Company Board Shows Upcoming Events Now Showing Exhibits Education Historias y Cuentos Fairweather Lodge Healing Arts Directions Blog Exhibits In the Gallery Stay tuned for upcoming gallery shows Donations Volunteer

    Original URL path: http://jump-start.org/index.php/exhibits (2015-03-26)
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  • Education - Jump-Start Performance Co :: San Antonio, TX
    by June 1 2012 Please donate today Your help lets us help Vision Art is a powerful tool for empowering individuals to discover constructive ways to make their voices heard to impact their community and to take control of their future Through the arts individuals can hone higher level thinking skills explore group processes problem solve for the future develop creative potential and self esteem learn multidisciplinary processes using various arts disciplines and enhance cognitive development In its educational work Jump Start plays a pioneering role in creating programs that focus on long term collaboration and integrating the arts with social issues and academic achievement Experience has shown me that bringing the arts into our schools softens the heart feeds the soul and nourishes the brain Art heals My words of gratitude for Jump Start cannot measure up to the million thank yous in my heart I believe that we have all benefited from this awesome experience and in a small way made our world a better place Michele Brinkley Teacher Tejeda Academy Background You have taught me so much like how to be creative not to give up and to do things I have never done before or thought

    Original URL path: http://jump-start.org/index.php/education-programs (2015-03-26)
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  • Historias y Cuentos - Jump-Start Performance Co :: San Antonio, TX
    a typical year the program serves about 8 500 students educators parents and local residents Historias y Cuentos is an expansive program that affords students opportunities to take part in the visual literary and performing arts through projects that are based on academic curriculum as well as social issues that impact their lives The program s goals are to integrate arts into the school curriculum encourage group process through cooperation develop creative problem solving skills cultivate artistic abilities promote appreciation of individual and cultural diversity and engage in collaborative community projects Historias y Cuentos has three components after school classes Arts Resources and Arts Days After school classes allow students to create lasting artistic projects that reflect aesthetics research and analysis Arts Resources places an artist at each participating school to work with teachers in planning and teaching projects that are connected to curriculum Arts Days are school wide celebrations involving parents students and staff in hands on arts activities and exhibitions of art created during the year Through the 21st Century Community Learning Centers a state grant to expand learning Historias y Cuentos is offered after school and during the summer at five sites reaching about 230 students per

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  • Fairweather Lodge - Jump-Start Performance Co :: San Antonio, TX
    possibilities of our own life to create an imagination and change it so it may live and breathe as we do Jump Start is the ER team which resurrects our hearts and shows our minds Gabriel participant Fairweather Lodge Program Fairweather Lodge is a collaboration between Jump Start and the Urban Ministries utilizing the arts to assist adults with chronic mental illness Participants are Lodge residents who are in a long term program that includes housing job training work opportunities life skill training illness monitoring and other assistance Through arts techniques participants can discover and explore their own self worth hone their higher level thinking skills explore group process and learn to problem solve In 2005 Jump Start expanded its services to include the Fairweather Family Lodge a transitional facility for Mothers with chronic mental illness and their children Jump Start s instructors work with the mothers and their children to explore the arts build self esteem and participate in collaborative projects Jump Start artists and Fairweather staff co teach life skill training and arts curriculum These sessions deal with themes such as weight management dietary needs medication coping skills the stigma of mental illness exercise and financial services The

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  • Healing Arts - Jump-Start Performance Co :: San Antonio, TX
    is a unique collaboration between ten community human service agencies and arts organizations that serve abused neglected or abandoned children The program places trained artists and mentors in residential and community centers The arts help traumatized children discover their creative talents and overcome expressive disorders resulting from abuse The program began as a pilot project in 2000 As a result of its initial success the Healing Arts program received major

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  • Directions - Jump-Start Performance Co :: San Antonio, TX
    Company Board Shows Upcoming Events Now Showing Exhibits Education Historias y Cuentos Fairweather Lodge Healing Arts Directions Blog Directions JUMP START PERFORMANCE CO 710 Fredericksburg Road San Antonio TX 78201 Telephone 210 227 5867 227 JUMP Fax 222 2231 Donations

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  • Blog - Jump-Start Performance Co :: San Antonio, TX
    supports and patrons will follow us on to our new adventures We re also excited with this opportunity to reach out to a whole new community and area of town whilst still intent on continuing our old relationships To honor those commitments to productions already scheduled for this transitional time we ve reached out to other organizations For instance Tales of Lost Southtown on our calendar for March of 2014 will be presented at URBAN 15 which seems fitting and appropriate as the members of that organization have been unfailing supports and collaborators of Jump Start since the very beginning We will also be collaborating with other community spaces to present our other work such as W I P Glam Bear will be our first production staged at our new venue in June Jump Start s company members have embraced this time of transition to commit to presenting a new performance each month many which will be site specific and in other ways nontraditional not that Jump Start has ever been particularly traditional These flexible lean and often portable performances we have taken to calling amongst ourselves Jump Start At Large These include but will not be limited to site specific performances collaborations with other arts and cultural organizations podcasts films immersive installations etc We still plan to keep our calendar flexible so that we can stage performances and various creative interventions at any place in the city in a quick and committed response to events or trends which might cross our cultural radar and be deemed by members of the artistic company worthy of public commentary So keep an eye out for what we have in store Here are some of the members of Jump Start s artistic company standing in front of their new home News Performance Party

    Original URL path: http://jump-start.org/index.php/blog (2015-03-26)
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