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The human communication and theatre department believes that students education not only resides within the classroom, but thrives on student experiences that fosters understanding and inspires action that changes lives.
Scholarships and Awards
In addition to the University’s academic and financial aid awards, the Department of Human Communication and Theatre offers the Baker Duncan Fine Arts Scholarship, to an exceptional student's talent in debate.
Baker Duncan Debate Scholarships are competitive, merit-based, and renewable scholarships for students who participate in Trinity's Debate program with an annual award of $10,000.
Baker Duncan Theatre Scholarships are awarded to meritorious incoming First-Year students who are interested in all aspects of theatre, including performance, directing, design, theatre management, technical theatre, and theatre scholarship.
The Drama Endowment Fund is available to theatre majors for self-initiated productions. The Fund also provides for work with high-profile guest artists, who visit campus for six weeks each year to work on our main stage productions. Please contact Andrew Hansen for more information.
Today, cross-cultural understanding is as much a practical necessity as an educational standard. Study abroad is an embodiment of the liberal arts ideals and a sign of the initiative and breadth often looked for by employers.
Venture to London, Paris, Florence, Edinburgh, Mexico City, Tokyo, and around the world! Students are strongly encouraged to go abroad in order to gain an international perspective, study art in the world’s great museums, and to see extraordinary works of architecture.
Theaters Students gain hands-on experience in all aspects of theater production, from sound to lighting. Along with four yearly productions, there are numbers community and university events held throughout the year.
Studios From costume to paint studios there are opportunities for students to build stages, paint backdrops, create costumes and build scenic stages for each production.
Trinity Debate is a fast-growing, successful program that participates in NDT-CEDA policy debate. With a nationally competitive travel schedule, Trinity debaters attend tournaments all over the country. Trinity Debate is a rising program committed to providing debaters with a variety of opportunities to participate at all levels of college policy debate. Read more
Interested in joining the Debate team? To find out more or to schedule a visit . Contact William Jensen, 210-999-8582.
Lecture Series and Events
Stieren Arts Enrichment Series
The Stieren Arts Enrichment Series brings distinguished artists and art historians to campus to lecture and show their work. Students typically meet with them during their visits.
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