Amy Moore Morton, artistic director of the Appalachian Ballet Company and owner of Van Metre School of Dance, has been named the new president of the Regional Dance America/ Southeastern Regional Dance Association.
Morton was named president on May 8 at the Southeast Ballet Festival in Highpoint, N.C.
There are 21 Southeast companies that are a part of the training ground for professional companies in the Southeast region. Morton will hold the office for a two-year term.
The Appalachian Ballet Company is wrapping up their 38th season with many of its dancers receiving honors and scholarships to summer programs.