Work of a Genius

Sometimes the planets align in the best possible way. And so it is with L.A.'s own BODYTRAFFIC. It was a significant coup when the contemporary dance troupe's artistic directors, Lillian Barbeito and Tina Finkelman Berkett, persuaded New York's choreographer of the moment, Kyle Abraham, to create a new work for their 6-year-old company. But how could anyone predict that the premiere of Abraham's Kollide would, um, collide with the announcement that he'd been awarded one of this year's coveted MacArthur genius grants? The celebratory evening also includes works by Barak Marshall and Richard Siegal, both of whom Barbeito and Finkelman Berkett believe should be included in the category of genius dancemakers. Broad Stage, Santa Monica College Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th St., Santa Monica; Fri.-Sat., Oct. 11-12, 7:30 p.m., $32-$55. (310) 434-3200,
Oct. 11-12, 7:30 p.m., 2013

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