ELIZABETH ROWE-WISTRICH, Resident Choreographer, 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 internationally with the Netherlands Dance Theatre and the world renown 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 NYC. 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. Elizabeth received a 1999 Tommy Award in choreography for Samuel Barber Adagio and another in 2000 for Enigma.