Elizabeth Goheen received her early classical ballet training at the Fort Wayne Ballet, and 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 theater.
Upon arriving in NYC, Beth continued to study with Nadine Revene, Lynn Simonson, Cindi Green, and Jocelyn Lorenz. 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.
Beth has taught company classes for Ailey II, Complexions Contemporary Ballet, Elise Monte Dance, 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, Barnard 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 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, in the BFA program of Long Island University/Brooklyn Campus Dance Department, at Broadway Dance Center, and for Earl Mosley’s Institute of the Arts annual summer dance intensive.