Campus Advisories


Parking and Walkway Advisories

Saturdays: October 19, and October 26
Beginning at 5:00 pm on Friday thru Saturday at 5:30 pm
  • ​Hansen Hall lot
  • Ferris Athletic Center (bridge area) lot

Wednesday, October 16-Saturday, October 19
Beginning at 5:00 pm on Wednesday thru Saturday at 2:00 pm
  • Seabury Hall, south side
  • Ferris Athletic Center, north side

Tuesday, October 22-Wednesday, October 23
Beginning at 5:00 pm on Tuesday thru Wednesday at 5:00 pm
  • Summit Street C lot

Phase II Steam Line Project​
The Austin Arts Center and McCook parking lots are closed for phase II of the steam line replacement. ​


Continue to watch for schedule changes and other updates in the weekly announcements email.​

Course and Registrar Info

Models and Data Minor

Last spring the mathematics department phased out the “Models and Data” interdisciplinary minor. If you missed the June deadline to declare the minor, and you are a student in the class of 2020, 2021 or 2022 you may still declare the minor if you do so by no later than Nov. 8, the close of advising week. No further minor declarations will be allowed after this deadline. Please contact Professor Paula Russo for more information.​


Human Resources

Upcoming Events

  • Women—Leading, Discovering and Inspiring (10/16)
  • Retirement Support Group (10/28)
  • Financial Aid and 529s (10/24)
  • ​Benefits Fair (11/6)​

​​More information on upcoming HR events​.

Employee Discount on TheaterWorks Tickets

Trinity faculty and staff may purchase TheaterWorks tickets at a discounted rate. More information


Discounted Admission and Membership Rates for Trinity Employees at CT Science Center More Information​ 

Health and Wellness

Learn more about health and wellness workshops, programs, and benefits for staff and faculty. Register​ for new programs​​.

Position Openings

Vacancy: Administrative Assistant to the Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty Office. Learn more and submit an application​.

Check for new position openings​ at the College​.

Discount Tickets

Online discount ticket sales for The Bushnell and The Hartford Symphony Orchestra​​


Student Campus Jobs

Student Outreach Program Positions

Like talking to alums? Looking for a great job? Come work for the Development Office!​ More information​​.

Office Assistant, The Trinity College Fund
The Trinity College Fund is looking for a dedicated independent student to fill the role of Office Assistant. This is a flexible, part-time position. Choose the hours that work with your schedule. The student office assistant will provide general clerical support for the Office of Annual Giving.  Primary duties will include assembly of mailings, assisting with maintenance of web pages, proofreading, data entry, scanning, copying, filing, and other projects as needed.  Students may also be asked to deliver documents across campus. Skills: Must be able to work with minimal supervision, be competent working with the Microsoft Office Suite, and possess accurate proofreading, data entry, and filing skills.  Prior office experience is helpful but not required. Please contact Caitlin Clafin​ by Friday, 11/1 if you are interested.


Residential Office Assistant Positions

The Office of The Bantam Network Residential Learning Community (TBNRLC) is seeking Residential Office Assistants (ROAs) to perform administrative tasks and to provide support to Residential Learning Coordinators-TRINsition Fellows (RLCs) during the 2019–2020 academic year. ROA’s should display qualities of maturity, leadership, responsibility, and sound judgement, and are expected to serve as role-models for the college. If interested, please fill out the application and submit a cover letter and resume to residential-community@trincoll.edu​. You can also contact us via the email listed above if you have any questions about the position. ​

Academic Mentor for Jones-Zimmermann Academic Mentoring Program (J-Z AMP) at HMTCA
More information; application 

Federal Work-Study Program

Positions are open to any currently enrolled Trinity College student. Check for open positions.


Recreation, Fitness, and Well-being

From the Health Center:

  • Oct. 15 | Drop-in Support - Counseling and Wellness Center, 12–1 p.m.
  • Oct. 16 and 18 | Drop-in Student Flu Shot Clinic - Health Center, Wednesday 1 p.m.–5 p.m. or Friday, 9 a.m.–12 p.m.
  • Oct. 16 | Eros and QRC Present International Pronoun Day - Mather Lobby, 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
  • Oct. 17 | Power Skills: Quick Workouts for busy people! - Seabury N215, 6–6:30 p.m.
Fitness Classes and Recreation Activities are Open to Students, Faculty, and Staff
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Campus Events Calendar

Visit http://events.trincoll.edu​/campus​ to see the college's campus events calendar.

Submit an Announcement
To have your announcement published on this site, send us an email with the text of the announcement, your contact information, and the dates you'd like the an​nouncement to be published. 

Deadline for Weekly Announcements Email
To have your announcement published in the weekly email digest on Wednesday mornings, it must be received by Tuesday at 3:00 p.m. Submit your announcement​.

All-Campus Announcements

Chartwells Voice to Vision Survey​
Faculty, staff, and students: share your feedback with Trinity Dining Services in the Voice to Vision survey. Enter your email at the end of the survey for a chance to win $100 in dining dollars. More information​.

Oct. 23 | Flip It: John James Audubon's Birds of America
Please join us every Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. in Watkinson Library to see what new bird will be revealed when we turn the page of Audubon’s Birds of America! ​​

Oct. 23 | Hamlin Lunch Wednesdays
Noon–1:30 p.m., Hamlin Hall. Faculty and staff are invited to meet, connect, and share a meal. Three-course lunches for $5.00.​​​

Oct. 23 and Oct. 24 | Weekly SMART Recovery and Power Skills Meetings
SMART offers mutual support groups for anyone trying to change a harmful habit or who is seeking support for family or friends with harmful habits. Self-management groups, friends and family support meetings, and personal empowerment meetings are offered weekly. More information​​​.

Oct. 17 | Pattern Play: Widener Gallery Opening Reception
4:00–6:00 p.m., Austin Arts Center. Pattern Play is an exhibition featuring artwork—including paintings and sculptural ceramics—by four artists whose work shares an interest in systematic patterns ranging from textiles to tattoos to create complex compositions. The work by artists Cat Balco, Donnabelle Casis, Francis O’Shea, and Adero Willard is influenced by cultural symbolism, personal and familial history, and natural or built environments. The exhibit opening includes a reception with the artists. Free and open to the public.​

Oct. 17 | Regeneration - Jewish Life in Poland: A Photography Exhibit by Chuck Fishman Exhibit Reception
5 p.m., Zachs Hillel House, Dining Room. Join us for this exhibit opening with photographer Chuck Fishman. This series of images of Jewish life in Poland, photographed in a forty-three year span by Fishman, maintains visual coherence through the photographer’s choice of black and white film and silver prints from original negatives. Learn more​.​

Oct. 17 | Yoga 101
5:30 p.m., Trinfo Cafe. Come learn the basics of yoga. Light refreshments provided. Mats provided. No experience necessary. Space is limited. RSVP to trinfocafehartford@gmail.com​. 

Oct. 17-19 | Death’s Brother (A Hair Piece)​
Directed by Associate Professor of Theater and Dance Mitch Polin, Death’s Brother is a play inspired by Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman. With lyrics by Nicole Saltzman ’22 and music direction and instrumentation by David Marottolo ’22 and Nayantara Ghosh ’22, this is an original, unique work not to be missed! Reserve your tickets with the Box Office in person or by phone at (860) 297-2199. The Box Office is open Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.–6 p.m. and Saturday 1–6 p.m. These performances are free and open to the public.

Oct. 18 | Film Screening: The True Cost
6:30 p.m., McCook Auditorium. Screening of The True Cost and clothing swap presented by Green Campus. Bring your old clothes and find something new. Light refreshments provided. 

Oct. 18 | LGBTQ Movie Night: The Life and Death of Marsha P. Johnson
6:00 p.m., Trinfo Cafe. Enjoy a viewing of Netflix’s documentary The Life and Death of Marsha P. Johnson. We will have a short discussion on the history of global gay rights and their civil rights movements and watch the film in order to observe LGBTQ+ History Month. Food will be provided. This event is co-sponsored by Trinfo Cafe & Trinity's Encouraging Respect of Sexualities (EROS).

Oct. 22 | Global Vantage Point Lecture Series: A Comparative Analysis of East Asian Migration to the Hawaiin Archipelago | Common Hour
12:15–1:15 p.m., 70 Vernon Street. Talk by Emma Schneck ’20, Tanaka Asian Studies grant recipient. Pizza served.​ More information​.

Oct. 24 | 2019 Faculty Research Committee Lecture Series: Kevin Huang ’12 | Common Hour
12:15–1:15 p.m. Dangremond Family Commons, Halleden Hall–North Wing. “Teleopertion–Controlling Robots at a Distance.” A light lunch will be served.

Oct. 25 | Public presentation and feedback session led by Megan Brown
12:00–1:00 p.m., McCook 201 conference room. All are invited to attend a public presentation and feedback session led by Megan Brown, Action Lab Director and lead author of a new report, “Trinity’s Relationship with the Neighborhood: Results from a Community Resident Survey." A light lunch will be available. Learn more​.

Oct. 25–26 | Trinity College Archives Homecoming Open House
October 25: 2:00–4:00 p.m. October 26: 12:30–2:30 p.m. Watkinson Library. Take a step back in time with the Trinity college archives and remember Trinity as it was during your time as a student here. The college archives will be showing interviews, photos, yearbooks, catalogs, bulletins and other memorabilia that documents Trinity through the ages. In addition, Tess Meagher, a class of 2020 History major, will be demonstrating an interactive story map that uses historical aerial photos to document growth and change of the Trinity campus from 1934 to 1986. We hope to see you for this exciting debut!​

Oct. 28 & 29 | THE END OF ICE: Bearing Witness and Finding Meaning in the Path of Climate Disruption
Mon., Oct 28: Mark Twain House, 7:30 p.m.
Tues., Oct. 29: Hallden Hall - North Wing, Dangremond Family Commons 104, 1:30 p.m.
Dahr Jamail is an award-winning journalist and author of THE END OF ICE: Bearing Witness and Finding Meaning in the Path of Climate Disruption (The New Press, 2019). Jamail has spent decades reporting from around the globe and has been a writer for Truthout.org for over five years. Read more​.

Oct. 29 | Reconciling Feminism & Trans Activism
4–6 p.m., Admission Career Development Group Conference Room 301.​The Philosophy Department Presents: Reconciling Feminism & Trans Activism with Carol Hay, Assistant Professor, UMass Lovell-Department of Philosophy.​

Oct. 31 | Global Vantage Point Lecture Series
12 p.m., 70 Vernon Street. Digesh Chitrakar ’22, Davis Project for Peace grant recipient, will present on his project “Taking a Step to Promote Quality Education, Health, and Menstrual Hygiene in Accham, Nepal.” Pizza served.

Nov. 5 | The Grammar of Being Human: Greek Grammar and American Slavery | Common Hour
12:15–1:15 p.m., Rittenberg Lounge. The Annual Charles Moore Lecture, delivered by Emily Greenwood, professor of classics at Yale University.

Nov. 7 | Economics Department Lecture Series: Government Debt Makes Strange Bedfellows: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Big Government Debt | Common Hour
12:15-1:30 p.m., Mather Hall, Terrace Rooms B &C. ​There has been a sea change in economists' and policy makers' views about the economic impacts of government budget deficits and debt. The US Republican Party seems unconcerned as US government deficits and debt greatly increase. Top officials of the European Central Bank call for increased government spending and borrowing. This lecture explores the reasons for this apparent odd convergence, and tries to uncover the truth about government debt: the good, the bad, and the ugly.​

Nov. 7-9 | Edges
7:30 p.m. Goodwin Theater, Austin Arts Center. Edges is a sharp, funny, sometimes brutally honest contemporary song-cycle by the powerhouse songwriting duo Pasek and Paul best known for Dear Evan Hansen and The Greatest Showman. It features burgeoning adults asking classic coming-of-age questions. It will be directed by guest director Nina Pinchin (Little Shop of Horrors, Spring ’19; Huddled Masses, Fall ’18) with music direction by Kevin Scott (Little Shop of Horrors, Spring ’19; Huddled Masses, Fall ’18; The Lincoln Vaudeville, Spring ’18). Reserve your tickets with the Box Office in person or by phone at (860) 297-2199. The Box Office is open Monday-Friday, 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m. and Saturday 1:00–6:00 p.m.  These performances are free and open to the public.​

Nov. 7 | Panel Discussion, ‘Alwin Nikolais: A Touchstone for Creativity’
6:15 p.m. Connecticut Historical Society Museum and Library. Two veteran Nikolais collaborators, Ruth Grauert (co-founder and director of Bearnstow) and Phyillis Lamhut (founder of the Phillis Lamhut Dance Company) will be joined by a Hartford-area historian in a discussion to be moderated by Assistant Professor of Theater and Dance Peter Kyle. The aim is to celebrate the creative excellence Alwin Nikolais espoused in his life’s work, to gain insight into what Hartford in the 1930s-1940s offered this singular young artist at the outset of what became a career of international renown, and see how Nikolais’ example might resonate for our city and region today. Free and open to the public, with light refreshments. RSVP via email at rsvp@chs.org or at (860) 236-5621.​

Nov. 14 | From Superman to Spiegelman: Representing the Holocaust in Comics and Graphic Novels
4:30 p.m., Rittenberg Lounge. This talk by Samantha Baskin, professor of art history at Cleveland State University, will discuss the proliferation of comics and graphic novels about the Holocaust, including Superman’s heroics in the Warsaw Ghetto, Art Spiegelman’s Pulitzer Prize-winning graphic novel Maus, and even comic books about the Holocaust told from perpetrator perspectives. An examination of these varied representations demonstrates a remarkable range of approaches in both word and image, from the cruelties of the Final Solution to wishful thinking at its most fantastical.​ Hosted by Jewish Studies.

Nov. 18–Dec. 13 | Photo Exhibition
Daily, Mather Art Space, Mather Hall. Familiarize yourself with the work of Alwin Nikolais prior to the Dance Concert on Nov. 22 and 23 with images of his work by Tom Caravaglia, noted dance photographer. Free and open to the public.​

Nov. 21 | 2019 Faculty Research Committee Lecture Series: John Platoff | Common Hour
12:15–1:15 p.m. Dangremond Family Commons, Halleden Hall–North Wing. “An Opera is not What You Think it Is: Sarti's Fra i due litiganti" and Mozart's "Don Giovanni.” A light lunch will be served.

Nov. 22 and 23 | Alwin Nikolais: A Celebration in Motion
7:30 p.m. Goodwin Theater, Austin Arts Center. The fall dance concert’s program will explore the enduring legacy of world-renowned choreographer, composer, designer, multi-media pioneer, and Hartford area native Alwin Nikolais (1910-1993). Trinity College Assistant Professor of Theater and Dance Peter Kyle and Artistic Director of the Nikolais-Louis Foundation for Dance (NYC) Alberto del Saz are working with Trinity students and several partner schools to restage rarely-seen works from Nikolais’ repertoire spanning from 1953 to 1984. Students from University of St. Joseph (West Hartford), Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts (Hartford), and ACES Educational Center for the Arts (New Haven) will each be performing different iconic Nikolais pieces. Reserve your tickets with the Box Office in person or by phone at (860) 297-2199. The Box Office is open Monday-Friday, 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m. and Saturday 1:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m. These performances are free and open to the public.

Dec. 5 | Classical Studies Seminar Presentations | Common Hour
12:15–1:15 p.m., Reese Room, Smith House. 

Trinity College Community Child Center Collecting Nonperishable Food Items 
The childcare center, located on campus in the basement of LSC and Clemens is looking for nonperishable food donations (please, no nut items) and toiletries for their food pantry to benefit families enrolled in the program. Donations can be dropped off in the basement of LSC. For questions, contact Christy Gademsky, executive director, at 860-297-5374. ​

Discounted Hartford Athletic Tickets for Trinity Students, Faculty, and Staff
All games are $10.00. More information​.

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DINING HOURS

Fall Hours of Operation

Click to see fall hours of operation.

Steve's Bagels in Vernon Social

  • Monday-Wednesday: 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
  • Thursday: 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., 7:00-11:30 p.m.
  • Friday: 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., 8:00 p.m.-2:00 a.m.
  • Saturday: 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., 9:00 p.m.-2:30 a.m.
  • Sunday: 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.

View the Steve's Bagel's menu​.

BUILDING HOURS

Career Studio—Career Development Drop-in Hours

Center for Student Success and Career Development
Monday–Friday: noon–4:00 p.m.

Peter B's
Monday: 7:00
–​9:00 p.m.

See the website​ for more information and details.

Ferris Athletic Center and Fitness Center

  • Monday-Friday: 7:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.
  • Saturday: 8:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.​
  • Sunday: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.

Pool: Open Swim

  • Monday-Friday: 10:20 a.m.–6:00 p.m. (Until 10/31)
  • Trinity Days Hours: ​Monday and Tuesday, October 14 and 15, 10 a.m.–2 p.m.

Q-Center

  • Monday–Thursday: 4:00–10:00 p.m.
  • Sunday: 7:00–10:00 p.m.
  • Closed Thanksgiving (November 26–28)

See the website​ for full schedule and to book appointments.

Writing Center

  • Sunday: 7:00–10:00 p.m.
  • Monday–Thursday: 3:00–10:00 p.m.

See the website​ for details and to schedule an appointment.​

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Resources

For Students

Seeking Students to Participate in Survey for Entrepreneurship Course

Students in the Seminar on Entrepreneurship are conducting a survey on campus needs. Link to survey For more information, contact Avery Stern ’20.


Call for Student Speakers for 2020 TEDxTrinColl

The TEDxTrinColl Outreaching Team invites students to apply to speak during the February 2020 TEDxTrinColl event. The theme is Step Out, and is inspired by Plato’s famous allegory that tells the story of people stepping out of a cave and learning about a new world. Application deadline is October 28. More information and application.


Oct. 17 | Legislative Internship Program Information Session

12:15 p.m., Social Science Center, 2nd Floor of Williams Memorial. Students have an exciting opportunity to work for legislators in the Connecticut General Assembly during the spring semester, either full-time or part-time, in the Trinity College Legislative Internship Program.  Application and information forms may be picked up at the meeting from Professor Diana Evans or from Mary Beth White, Political Science Department Administrative Assistant, Downes Memorial 103. This program provides a unique opportunity for Trinity students to see state government and its policy process from the inside and allows students to serve as key links between legislators and their constituents. Application deadline: November 7.


Oct. 17 | Who’s Watching You? An eye-opening conversation on privacy and security (for students)

7:00 –8:30 p.m. LITC Room 181. Light dinner will be served. Hosted by David Tatem. More information.


Oct. 17 | Computer Science and Engineering Internship/Job Prep Seminar Series

12:15–1:15 p.m., MECC 270. Lucy Matz '20 (CS, Technical Sales Intern at Intel)and Zorawar Moolenaar '20 (CS, Software Engineering Intern at Managed by Q)


Oct. 17 | Braving the Wilderness Book Club for Class of ’22 & ‘23 

7:00-8:30 p.m., Center for Student Success and Career Development, Admissions Building, 1st Floor. All students in the Class of ’22 and ’23 are invited to join us for Book Club to read and discuss Braving the Wilderness by Brené Brown (books provided to all students who participate). Reply to Rebecca DiSciacca by 10/16 to RSVP!


Oct. 17 | Bantam Success 101: Purposeful Planning | Common Hour (Note time change)

5:00-6:00 p.m., Center for Student Success and Career Development, Admissions Building, 1st Floor. All first-year students are invited to join Student Success for the third of four workshops to learn, contribute and think critically about your experience as a first-year Trinity student. Please note time change to 5:00 p.m. Reply to Rebecca DiSciacca​ to RSVP.


Oct. 18 | Board of Trustees Networking Event

11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Mather Hall, Wean Terrace Room, 2nd Floor. The Trinity College Board of Trustees is co-hosting an exclusive networking opportunity for Juniors and Seniors to mingle with members of the Board of Trustees. RSVP and learn more in Handshake!


Oct. 18 | First-Gen Fridays’ Breakfast

10:30-11:30 a.m., Center for Student Success and Career Development, Admissions Building, 1st Floor. All first-generation students are invited to stop by the Center for Student Success and Career Development to grab breakfast and say “hello” to the Student Success team and First-Gen Peer Mentors! Reply to Christopher Chipello by 10/17 to RSVP!


Oct. 21 | Finance Speaker Series

6:30-7:30 p.m., Grand Room, Admissions Building, 3rd Floor. Interested in learning about finance careers in Insurance? Learn from Trinity alum and guest speaker, Ross Buchmueller '87, who founded PURE Insurance in 2006. This is a great chance to position yourself early for an insurance-related career by knowing all your options! RSVP and learn more in Handshake!


Oct. 22 | Creating Your Law School Application Timeline | Common Hour

12:15 p.m., LSC, Boyer Auditorium. Join us for an informative workshop to help you create your individualized law school application time line. Whatever your major and class year -- whether you plan to go straight through or take gap time -- this workshop is for you! Lunch will be served!  RSVP in Handshake.


Oct. 24 | Computer Science and Engineering Internship/Job Prep Seminar Series

Seb Kryspin (CS, Security Operations Intern at IBM) and Hiro Tamada (CS, Software Engineering Intern at Chatham Financial/PaperlessParts)


Oct. 24 | Late Night at Trin: WhatTrivia

5:00 p.m., Vernon Social. Sustainability themed Trivia night. Green Campus will provide additional sustainability prizes along with gift cards.


Oct. 24 | Bantam Success 101: Making Cents: Financial Literacy (Note time change)

5:00-6:00 p.m., Center for Student Success and Career Development, Admissions Building, 1st Floor. All first-year students are invited to join Student Success for the last of this series of workshops to learn, contribute and think critically about your experience as a first-year Trinity student. Please note time change to 5:00 PM! Reply to Rebecca DiSciacca by 10/16 to RSVP.


Oct. 25 | First-Gen Fridays’ Breakfast

8:00-9:00 a.m., Center for Student Success and Career Development, Admissions Building, 1st Floor. All first-generation students are invited to stop by the Center for Student Success and Career Development to grab breakfast and say “hello” to the Student Success team and First-Gen Peer Mentors! Reply to Christopher Chipello​ by 10/24 to RSVP!


Oct. 29 | Computer Science and Engineering Internship/Job Prep Seminar Series

12:15–1:15 p.m., MECC 270. Daniel Krook (IBM)


Oct. 29 |  Lunch With Lawyers - Featuring Lawyer, Lobbyist and Legislative Strategist Kevin N. Reynolds, Esq. | Common Hour

12:15 p.m., Alumni Lounge, Mather Hall. As part of our monthly series, Lunch with Lawyers, join us for an informal lunch and conversation with Lawyer, Lobbyist, and Legislative Strategist Kevin N. Reynolds, Esq. Bring your questions! Lunch will be served. RSVP in Handshake​.


Oct. 30 and Nov. 7 | Language Proficiency Exams

United Technologies Computing Lab B03. The Language On-Campus Proficiency Exams are offered three times a year: during Orientation and before pre-registration in the fall and in the spring.

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

  • 4:30pm - 5:00pm
  • 5:00pm - 5:30pm
  • 5:30pm - 6:00pm

Thursday, November 7, 2019

  • 12:00-12:30pm
  • 12:30-1:00pm
  • 1:00-1:30pm

We recommend registering in advance. If you stop by and the labs are full, you will be asked to come back for the next available session. To choose a time slot please register online.


Oct. 31 | Choosing Your Major

12:15 p.m., LSC, Boyer Auditorium. Please join the Center for Academic Advising to discuss choosing your major. Lunch will be provided.



Oct. 31 | Computer Science and Engineering Internship/Job Prep Seminar Series

12:15–1:15 p.m., MECC 270. Christian Clark Michel (Energy Solutions)


Nov. 7 | Master Class in Improvisation with Phyllis Lamhut

1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. The Performance Lab at Trinity Commons. Phyllis Lamhut is dedicated to the exploration of motion and its kinetic expression. Lamhut received her professional training in dance technique, improvisation, choreography, percussion, notation and stagecraft from pedagogue and multi-media innovator Alwin Nikolais at the Henry Street Settlement Playhouse in New York City. Free and open to the Trinity Community.​​