Arts Events Scheduled at Trinity College as Spring Semester Ends

Schedule Includes Student Art Exhibit and Performances of Dance, Music, and Theater

​Hartford, Connecticut, April 5, 2017 – Trinity College ends the spring semester by hosting a variety of arts events including dance, music, and theater performances. Below is a list of arts events that are taking place in April and May.


Studio Arts Annual

April 6 – April 29, 2017

Opening Reception: Thursday, April 6, 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Gallery Hours: 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.; Closed Sundays

Austin Arts Center, Widener Gallery


International House Hosts Annual International Cultural Show (IShow)

Friday, April 14, 6:30 p.m.

Washington Room, Mather Hall


Common Hour Classical Concert: Trinity Instrumentalists and Vocalists

Tuesday, April 25, 12:15 p.m.

A variety of musical styles performed by students enrolled in the Department of Music’s program of private lessons.

Austin Arts Center, Gruss Music Center


Trinity Jazz Ensemble

Tuesday, April 25, 7:30 p.m.

Jennifer Allen, director

Presented by the Department of Music.

Austin Arts Center, Gruss Music Center


Common Hour Classical Concert: Chamber Ensembles Recital

Thursday, April 27, 12:15 p.m.

Nancy Curran, ensembles coordinator

Austin Arts Center, Gruss Music Center


Heathers: The Musical

Thursday – Saturday, April 27-29, 7:30 p.m.

Book, music, and lyrics by Laurence O’Keefe and Kevin Murphy

Based on the film written by Daniel Waters

Stage direction by Erik Bloomquist ’14

Musical direction by Thomas C. Buckley and Paul Tine

Choreography by Erik Bloomquist ’14 and Maggie Powderly ’18

Westerberg High is ruled by a shoulder-padded, scrunchie-wearing junta of Heather, Heather, and Heather, the hottest and cruelest girls in all of Ohio. But misfit Veronica Sawyer rejects their evil regime for a new boyfriend, the dark and sexy stranger J.D., who plans to put the Heathers in their place – six feet under.

“Heathers: The Musical” is presented by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH, INC. Presented by the Department of Music

Austin Arts Center, Goodwin Theater


Spring Dance Fest

Monday, May 1, 7:30 p.m.

Choreography by Trinity students

The Performance Lab at Trinity Commons

11th Annual Samba Fest

Saturday, May 6, 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Eric Galm, producer

Samba Fest returns to the Trinity College campus! Featuring the Trinity Samba Ensemble, Trinity Steel Ensemble, samba, capoeira, and maculelê.

Presented with support from the Department of Economic and Community Development, Connecticut Office of the Arts, which also receives support from the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency. Promotional support provided by Yelp.

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