About BSA



Baltimore School for the Arts

, General Information
712 Cathedral Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
P: (443) 642-5165

Box Office

E: inquire@bsfa.org


, Stephanie Jayakanthan
E: sjayakanthan@bsfa.org
P: 443-642-5174


Dr. Chris Ford

, Director
E: cford@bsfa.org
P: 443-642-5167

Laura Cunningham

, Executive Assistant and Arts Manager
E: lcunningham@bsfa.org
P: 410-625-0494


Tom Askey

, Assistant Principal for Academics
E: taskey@bsfa.org
P: 443-642-5165

Special Education

Mary R. Evans

, Assistant Principal for Student Support
E: mevans@bsfa.org
P: 443-642-5165

Anne Laro

, Special Education Coordinator
E: alaro@bsfa.org
P: 443-642-5167

Guidance Counselor

Abby McKelvey

, Guidance Counselor
E: 443-642-5164
P: amckelvey@bsfa.org


Norma Pera

, Dance Department Head
E: npera@bsfa.org
P: 443-642-5173

Samantha Ordaz

, Instructor/Dept Assistant
E: sordaz@bsfa.org
P: 443-642-5173


Mellasenah I. Edwards

, Music Department Head
E: medwards@bsfa.org
P: 443-642-5171

Theatre & Stage Production

Paul Christensen

, Production Manager
E: pchristensen@bsfa.org
P: 443-642-5175

Rosiland Cauthen

, Theatre Department Head
E: rcauthen@bsfa.org
P: 443-642-5170

Visual Arts

Archie Veale

, Visual Arts Department Head
E: aveale@bsfa.org
P: 443-642-5172


Becky Mossing

, Director of TWIGS & Community Outreach
E: bmossing@bsfa.org
P: 443-642-5167

Michael Solomon

, TWIGS School/Parent Liaison
E: msolomon@bsfa.org

BSA Foundation/Development

Carter Arnot Polakoff

, Foundation and Development Director
E: cpolakoff@bsfa.org
P: 410-625-0403

Jennifer McKinnell

, Corporate Partners Manager
E: jmckinnell@bsfa.org
P: 410-347-3043

Caroline Senatore

, Director of Special Campaigns
E: csenatore@bsfa.org
P: 410-625-0403

Nancy Steiner

, Chief Financial Officer
E: nsteiner@bsfa.org
P: 410-347-3043

Brigid Zuknick

, Institutional Grants and Alumni Manager
E: bzuknick@bsfa.org
P: 410-347-3043

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"TWIGS was a chance for me to be with other kids I was not in school with, to be with different teachers who were serious about art."
Dorian Dean
Visual Art Student

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