Mission, Vision, and Values

Our Mission

Elevate the traditional form of Irish dance, engage in the pursuit of gender equity, and empower through integrity-filled dance experiences and meaningful collaborations that further the pioneering vision of founding artistic director Mark Howard.

Our Vision

Inspiring, educating, and empowering through honest art that matters. 

Our Values

Evolve with integrity and innovation

Founding Artistic Director Mark Howard’s groundbreaking legacy and creation of his own movement genre drives our passion to evolve our art form through thoughtful innovation and a deep respect for its traditions.

Celebrate individuality and inclusivity

The Trinity Irish Dance Company organization strives to build an inclusive and empowering community. Expressing ourselves through the universal language of dance rooted in Irish traditions, we celebrate individuality and pursue gender equity on and off the stage.

Reinvent while seeking higher ground

We consistently strive to reach new levels of artistic quality. Central to Howard’s creative process, we aim to be open channels to inspiration, implementing fresh artistic approaches and challenging the status quo.


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