Beth Goheen received her early classical ballet training at the National Academy of Dance in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois. After graduating as a full-tuition scholarship recipient, the diverse repertory she performed included the ballet classics, modern dance, and musical theatre.
She has presented her own choreography in NYC venues sponsored by The Field, Dance Space/Dance New Amsterdam, Peridance Center, Williamsburg Arts Nexus, Soundance Studio, Long Island University's Faculty Concert, and Earl Mosley’s Institute of the Arts. She has taught company classes for Ailey II, Diversity of Dance, American Dance Theatre for the Deaf, and Soundance Repertory Company. She has substituted in the dance departments of New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, Sarah Lawrence College, and Mark Morris Dance Center. She has served on the Advisory Board for Soundance Studio, Union Street Dance Studio of the Eva Dean Dance Company, and presently for Karen Arcenaux’s dance company Genesis.
Beth currently teaches ballet technique in the Professional Division of The Ailey School which includes a joint BFA program with Fordham University, at Dance New Amsterdam which is internationally recognized as the founding studio for the modern jazz dance Simonson Technique, in the BFA program of Long Island University/Brooklyn Campus Dance Department, and for Earl Mosley’s Institute of the Arts annual summer dance intensive.