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University Park PA – Center for the Performing Arts at Penn State

January 26

Los Angeles Times critic describes BodyTraffic as “one of the most talked-about young companies, not just in L.A. but nationwide.” Founded in 2007 by Lillian Barbeito and Tina Finkelman Berkett, BODYTRAFFIC is helping to establish Los Angeles as a major center for contemporary dance. In its first performance at Penn State, “the company of the future” (The Joyce Theater Foundation) performs a selection of dances by its growing roster of affiliated choreographers.

BODYTRAFFIC has performed at high-profile festivals and venues—including Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, New York City Center’s Fall for Dance, American Dance Festival, Annenberg Center, and Walt Disney Concert Hall—across the continent. The troupe also visited Israel and Jordan as part of the DanceMotion USA tour produced by the Brooklyn Academy of Music in conjunction with the U.S. State Department.


January 26
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Center for the Performing Arts at Penn State
Eisenhower Auditorium
University Park, PA 16802 United States
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