Directors' Circle

This year, BODYTRAFFIC is celebrating its 10th Anniversary!  That’s 10 glorious years of creating cutting-edge, homegrown work, investing in the education of young dancers nationwide by hosting life-changing workshops, and bringing contemporary dance to the forefront of the arts scene in Los Angeles and throughout the world.

In order to properly commemorate this groundbreaking accomplishment, BODYTRAFFIC is introducing an all-new donor group: 10 For 10.  10 For 10 members will help BODYTRAFFIC secure a financial base in 2018 that will propel the company into the next 10 years of creativity, artistry, and growth.

To join 10 For 10, members are required to make a one-time gift of $10,000.  All donations are tax-deductible. Along with this financial commitment, donors will enjoy access to a variety of perks including:

  • Charitable tax receipt
  • BODYTRAFFIC merchandise of your choice

  • Name listed on our website and in show programs

  • Invitations to exclusive company events for you and a guest

  • Invitation to attend open rehearsals

  • Invitation to view our creation process in-studio

  • Invitation to attend tech rehearsals for both Wallis runs in the fall of 2019 and spring of 2020
  • Invitation to BODYTRAFFIC’s exclusive Holiday Party for dancers and donors who give at the $10,000 level

Janis Black

Janis Black

Janis Black Warner is a Director of The Stanley & Joyce Black Family Foundation. She is an independent real estate investor who enjoys restoring old duplexes.

She has a long history of involvement with Vista Del Mar spanning over 34 years. Janis has served on Vista’s Board of Directors for 11 years, and was recently nominated to the position of Board Secretary. She was awarded the prestigious Vista Del Mar Women of Excellence Visionary Award.  She held one of the first positions for a woman as President of the President’s Club and President of the Friends of Vista Del Mar.  Her strength is fundraising.

In addition, Janis studied business management at USC and worked several years in business affairs at HBO.  She is also an entrepreneur. Janis had her own store on Robertson called PillowTalk Studio in Beverly Hills. A unique boutique featuring her private label down comforter’s & pillows.

She has served on many non-profit boards including ORT, a VP of Technion, The Cabinet for The Women’s Division of The Jewish Federation and honored as Woman of Valor.  She is a board member of The Beverly Hills Police Foundation, involved in Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Miracle Babies/San Diego.  She has a speaker series named after her at (NAMI) The National Alliance of Mental Illness and a passion to get rid of the stigma.

Janis is married to Douglas Warner. They treasure their children, Jason & Liz Goldman, Jennifer Goldman, Joey Goldman & Jake Warner.

Karen Sandler

Sandra Carroll

Sandra Carroll

Sandy and her family moved to Los Angeles in 1968. Her past and present affiliations include:  past president and current board member of UCLA Hillel and Los Angeles Jewish Symphony; past president of Los Angeles Israel Tennis Centers; board of American Foundation for Jewish Culture; Palm Springs Friends of the Philharmonic;  Palm Springs Art Museum President’s Circle; Tower Cancer Research Foundation.  She received her BFA and MA degrees in dance from Ohio State University. She is married to Dr. Robert and they have 3 children and 6 grandchildren.