Love for the Contemporary
BODYTRAFFIC is a world-class contemporary dance company, known internationally for its Los Angeles-grown, contagious vivacity. Founded in 2007 by Lillian Rose Barbeito and Tina Finkelman Berkett, BODYTRAFFIC continues to push boundaries and establishes Los Angeles as a city known for dance. The company is deeply committed to producing acclaimed works by distinctive choreographic voices, all while surging to the forefront of the contemporary dance world. BODYTRAFFIC’s diverse repertory includes original works by McArthur Fellow Kyle Abraham, Stijn Celis, Matthew Neenan, Arthur Pita and many more incredible choreographers. BODYTRAFFIC seamlessly pays homage to traditional styles and techniques, while forging the way for contemporary dance of today.
BODYTRAFFIC has performed for sold-out audiences at prestigious theaters and festivals around the world including Moscow, St. Petersburg, The Hague and many other countries. In addition to their world travels, BODYTRAFFIC does extensive outreach and their education programs touch lives at home in Los Angeles. The company’s artistic directors and dancers provide training opportunities for pre-professional and professional dancers, as well as customized dance experiences for people of all walks of life, with an emphasis on sharing with underserved populations.