Elizabeth Guerin trained at the School of Princeton Ballet, School of American Ballet, and the Joffrey Ballet School, as well as with Maggie Black and David Howard. She became a principal dancer with Princeton Ballet (now American Repertory Ballet) and then went on to the Washington Ballet in Washington, D.C., dancing soloist and principal roles. Five years later, Elizabeth was invited to be a principal dancer with Oregon Ballet Theatre under the direction of James Canfield. At OBT she created the role of Juliet in Canfield’s Romeo and Juliet, danced the principal roles in Balanchine’s Concerto Barocco and Tchaikovsky Pas de Deux, among others, and also worked with contemporary choreographers Paul Taylor, Bebe Miller, Donald Byrd and Val Canaparoli. After retiring from OBT, she continued dancing as a guest artist for several years with companies in Washington, California, and Colorado. Elizabeth has taught at The Northwest Academy, the School of Oregon Ballet Theatre, Ballet Arte Dance Theatre in San Diego, and as a freelance teacher in the Portland area. She is a founding member of The Portland Ballet faculty.