Trina (East Coast)

Photo by Misa Kelly


Trina Mannino is a principal artist/organizer for ArtBark International working from the Brooklyn home office.  In NY she has performed with Anabella Lenzu’s Dance/Drama, ChrisMastersDance, Dance Elixir, Laura Peterson Choreography & is presently dancing for Barbara Mahler. Trina made her first dance film "We’re Here Now" which premiered at Triskelion Arts’ CollabFest in 2013. Her writing has appeared in The Brooklyn Rail, Dance Europe Magazine & The Dance Enthusiast. Her choreography been showcased in CA, NY & CT and she looks forwards to her first international engagement in 2015 with a creative residency in Slovenia with performances of ArtBark's evening length work, Alma Sama, at the Cankarjev Dom.


Press Quotes
“The ending [ of The Presence of Absence], in which the two slowly entwine in a reclined embrace, wraps up the dada-like piece with a string that can't be explained in words and can only be felt in the gut." - Beth Megill, Musings by a Dancing Poetess

“The inventiveness and mix of old-school and contemporary influences in this piece [The Presence of Absence] was enthusiastically appreciated by the audience.” – Justine Sutton, Noozhawk

"[We’re Here Now] embodied qualities of warmth and vulnerability even as we saw them struggle to assume the roles of defiant radicals." - Theo Boguszewski, The Dance Enthusiast