National Endowment for the Arts en Local Arts Organizations to Join Forces <p>Three major Dayton arts organizations are making an unusual move to merge under a single management structure.</p><p>The Dayton Ballet, Dayton Opera and Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra are forming the Dayton Performing Alliance.&nbsp; The new nonprofit organization announced it will have one board of directors and three artistic directors.</p><p>Leaders from the individual organizations say it could boost artistic collaboration and may be a model for arts groups elsewhere to consider.</p> Mon, 13 Feb 2012 13:00:00 +0000 Associated Press & Dayton Daily News 11442 at