Jumping Jack Theater is a Pittsburgh-based theater company that creates new works of theater for children on the Autism Spectrum or others with sensory sensitivities. The company works within learning support elementary classrooms to create theater that is sensory friendly and accessible to all.
Jumping Jack Theater strives to connect with Autistic audiences and the autism community in a safe, supportive, and inclusive environment. The company aims to:
- ENGAGE audiences by revealing multiple pathways on which to explore a common experience.
- ENRICH this common experience by featuring real-world achievements and challenges in a theatrical context.
- EMPOWER audiences to bolster their agency and be active participants in creative self-expression.