Elizabeth Keen began as a dancer in the companies of Helen Tamiris/Daniel Nagrin and Paul Taylor. From 1965 to the early eighties she directed her own group, the Elizabeth Keen Dance Company with support from the NEA, NYSCA and the Artists in the Schools Program. Subsequently she choreographed primarily for opera and theater. Credits include SALOME (Dir. Peter Hall for Covent Garden and L.A. Opera); THE FIERY ANGEL (Dir. Andrei Serban for L’Opera Bastille and The Netherlands Opera); La TRAVIATA (Glyndebourne); CARMEN (The Met); KISS ME KATE (ArtPark); GUYS and DOLLS (Goodman Theater); THE TEMPEST and A WINTERS TALE (Royal National Theater). She has taught for extended periods at Sarah Lawrence College, Princeton, and the Juilliard School, as well as at Marymount Manhattan, Manhattan Community College, the Jose Limon Summer Dance Program, Perry-Mansfield and The Yard. She recently performed in Cori Olinghouse's GHOSTLINES at Danspace and staged 19th century ballroom dances for the video exhibit at the National Jewish Museum in Philadelphia.