Bethany Mitchell was raised in Mission Viejo, California, where she began dancing at the age of four. She has had the pleasure of working with a number of dance companies throughout California including Ballet Pacifica, State Street Ballet, City Ballet of San Diego, and Liss Fain Dance. Bethany has always enjoyed teaching alongside performing, and was a faculty member at the ODC Dance School and Blue Bear School of Music in San Francisco. In addition to teaching at the Mark Morris Dance Center, Bethany also teaches at Harlem School of the Arts and continues to pursue her own creative projects.
The mission of the Mark Morris Dance Group is to develop, promote, and sustain dance, music, and opera productions by Mark Morris and to serve as a cultural resource to engage and enrich the community.