Mrs. Barbeito has a BFA from The Juilliard School where she studied on a 4-year, full-tuition scholarship awarded by Tomorrow’s Leaders of America. As a dancer, Lillian has had an extensive performance career that took her to Europe, New York, and then finally to Los Angeles, where she co-founded BODYTRAFFIC, an internationally acclaimed contemporary dance company.
Mrs. Barbeito has taught for organizations such as California Institute of the Arts, Idyllwild Arts Academy, L’Artere and L’Ecole de Danse in Quebec City, Lyon Opera Ballet, Northwest Dance Project, San Francisco Conservatory of Dance, Southland Ballet Academy, The Wooden Floor, UCLA's department of World Arts and Cultures and Westside Academy of Dance. Lillian is one of 15 instructors in the world who is certified to teach Anouk van Dijk’s groundbreaking Countertechnique. She has choreographed over 50 works for high schools, universities, competitions, regional ballet companies, and professional modern dance companies throughout the US and Canada. Lillian is currently a lecturer at Loyola Marymount University.