Beth Goheen

Biography

Elizabeth Goheen received her early classical ballet training at the Fort Wayne Ballet, and at the National Academy of Dance in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, where she studied under full tuition scholarship. After graduating, the diverse repertory she performed included the ballet classics, modern dance, and musical theatre.   Upon arriving in New York City, she continued to study with Nadine Revene, Lynn Simonson, Cindi Green, and Jocelyn Lorenz.  She has presented her own choreography in New York 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, Complexions Contemporary Ballet, Elise Monte Dance, Diversity of Dance, American Dance Theatre for the Deaf, and Soundance Repertory Company. She has taught ballet at 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, for the BFA program at Long Island University/Brooklyn Campus Dance Department, at Broadway Dance Center, and for Earl Mosley’s Institute of the Arts annual summer dance intensive.