A preview of City Ballet of San Diego's season opener by Pam Kragen in The San Diego Union-Tribune.
Wistrich said classics will always be the mainstay of City Ballet’s repertoire, but contemporary works invigorate and challenge the staff, dancers and audience.
“To have a really legitimate art form, you always want to take it to the next place,” said Wistrich, who founded City Ballet 21 years ago with his wife, Elizabeth, the company’s resident choreographer. “Choreographers want to stretch the art form. Otherwise it gets boring.”