Joyce Theater


American Dance Platform 2018

ADP CURATOR: Christine Tschida

Works Performed: The New 45, Dust, and A Million Voices

About the Company

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 establish 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.

Named “the company of the future”, and called “one of the most talked-about companies - not just in LA, but nationwide” by the Los Angeles Times, BODYTRAFFIC is internationally recognized for its high caliber work and palpable love of dance. BODYTRAFFIC is home to an exceptionally versatile family of world-renowned dancers who have trained with the likes of Mikhail Baryshnikov, The Juilliard School, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, and more.

BODYTRAFFIC’s diverse repertory includes original works by McArthur Fellow Kyle Abraham, Stijn Celis, Barak Marshall, Ohad Naharin, Matthew Neenan, Arthur Pita, Victor Quijada, Hofesh Shechter, Richard Siegal, and many more incredible choreographers. BODYTRAFFIC seamlessly pays homage to traditional styles and techniques, while forging the way for contemporary dance of today.

Latest Works

APAP/ISPA Showcase

BODYTRAFFIC will be featured in the Selby/Artists MGMT APAP/ISPA showcase. Limited viewing available, RSVP required.

  • Sat. January 9th – 6:00pm ET
  • Mon. January 11th – 10:00am ET
  • Wed. January 13th – 1:00pm or 11:00pm ET

RSVP required to:

Todd Burnsed ( or

Caroline Labreche (

Please send your preferred time to virtually attend.

Funding Credits

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The Joyce Theater's American Dance Platform is dedicated to the memory of Theodore S. Bartwink of The Harkness Foundation for Dance.  Theodore S. Bartwink was a Joyce Theater Foundation Trustee from 1993 to 2014.

Major support for The Joyce’s presentation of the American Dance Platform has been provided by The Harkness Foundation for Dance.