Elizabeth Guerin

Elizabeth trained at the Princeton Ballet School and in New York at the School of American Ballet, the Joffrey Ballet and with Maggie Black and David Howard. She was one of the first recipients to win the Presidential Scholar in the Arts awards in 1980, going on to perform at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC as part of the awards ceremony. She has danced as a principal with Princeton Ballet (now American Repertory Ballet), The Washington Ballet and Oregon Ballet Theatre, dancing in works from noted choreographers George Balanchine, Choo San Goh, Paul Taylor, Bebe Miller, Val Caniparoli amongst others. As a dancer she toured extensively throughout the Far East, China, and South America. Elizabeth has taught at the Northwest Academy, Oregon Ballet Theatre and as a freelance teacher in the Portland area. Most currently, she is on the faculty of The Portland Ballet where she teaches curriculum classes and assists in staging and rehearsals for the youth company.

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