It was full speed ahead when L.A.’s very own repertory dance troupe, BodyTraffic took to the stage at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts over the weekend to begin its 2019-2020 residency at the Beverly Hills venue. Co-founded by Lilian Barbeito and Tina Finkelman Berkett in 2007, the eight-member company has carved out a name for itself on both national and international stages while also helping to elevate the contemporary dance scene in its home town.
Guzmán Rosado, Tina Finkelman Berkett perform “(d)elusive minds” by Fernando Hernando Magadan. Photograph by Kevin Parry
When a choreographer takes on volcanic and iconic works from American musical giants like Leonard Bernstein and John Adams one move they could take is to cool them down with a couple of more soothing European works in between.Continue Reading