Elizabeth Goheen

Ballet

Elizabeth Goheen received her early classical ballet training at the Fort Wayne Ballet, and 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.

Upon arriving in New York City, Elizabeth 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. 

Elizabeth has taught company classes for Ailey II, Complexions Contemporary Ballet, Elise Monte Dance, Earl Mosley's 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, Mark Morris Dance Center, and taught ballet in the Long Island University Brooklyn BFA Dance Program.  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. 

Elizabeth teaches ballet technique at The Ailey School, Broadway Dance Center, Earl Mosley’s Institute of the Arts annual summer dance intensive, and at Gibney Dance as a faculty member of the Resident Ballet Program.