Elizabeth Wistrich

Elizabeth Wistrich, the co-Director of City Ballet School, is a nationally respected teacher and choreographer.  She was trained at the Boston Conservatory of Music and first danced professionally as a member of the Boston Ballet Company.  She has performed with the Netherlands Dance Theatre and the world renowned Stuttgart Ballet.

Elizabeth has toured throughout Western Europe, Australia, and Japan, has taken part in a command performance at England’s Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and performed at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York.  She has served as choreographer and company teacher for both the Arizona Ballet Theatre and American Festival Ballet Company.

Her ballets have been performed throughout the United States.  In the summers of 1991, 1994, 1995 and 1998, Elizabeth was the featured teacher and choreographer for the National Ballet Forum of Chicago.  She is the principle choreographer of City Ballet, creating a vigorous repertoire of dances for the company.  Elizabeth has been awarded the San Diego Dance Alliance’s Tommy Award for “Best Choreography” for Aubade in 1999 and Enigma in 2000.


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