—At Dayton Ballet, Karen Russo Burke has been appointed full-time ballet mistress; Abigail Beam has been named director of Dayton Ballet II, Senior Company; and Meghan Reckamp has been chosen as director of Dayton Ballet II, Junior Company.



Tracy Inman and Melanie Person have been named co-directors of The Ailey School. They have served as acting co-directors since Denise Jefferson’s death in July and were previously associate directors of The Ailey School and co-directors of the school’s Junior Division.