Beth McKee Elliott, a lifelong dancer, holds an MFA in Dance from the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa (UHM), and is a Certified Movement Analyst (CMA), a dance photographer, and an energy practitioner. She has studied, taught, performed, choreographed, and presented dance all over the United States for over 25 years. Beth has been … More Beth McKee Elliott
A Fragile Strength was choreographed in 2007 while company director Beth Elliott was a graduate student at the University of Hawai‘i. The piece was the result of a composition assignment where students were asked to choreograph a dance inspired by a work of art from the University’s campus art gallery. “Artwork from Binh Danh‘s series … More A Fragile Strength
Mise en Dance What is it? Well, first of all, it’s not a real word! That’s right, it’s a made-up word. In keeping with the culinary theme of Small Plates Choreography Festival, Mise en Dance pokes fun at the chef’s preparation process, known in the culinary world as mise en place. Mise en Dance just … More What is Mise en Dance?
Beth Elliott Dance Group’s motto “more than just dancing” reflects an intention to nurture a holistic experience for all participants in the art of dance. I love and honor the process of creating dance as something as important as the completed work. The rehearsal atmosphere is so rich, since dancers are both vulnerable and generous … More …more than just dancing