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BSA Alumna Appears in NBC Drama ‘Rise’

“Baltimore School for the Arts alumna Rachel Hilson is preparing for an exciting year.

She’s playing a high school student named Harmony Curtis in the upcoming NBC musical drama Rise, which premieres at 10 pm Tuesday, and she will star in the film Kings alongside Halle Berry and Daniel Craig, which premieres nationwide in April.

‘Mama, I made it,’ Hilson said during a phone interview with The Baltimore Sun.

The current New York University student, who studies race, politics and theater at the university’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study, credited her time at Baltimore School for the Arts for helping her come out of her shell and preparing her to take on the role of Rise’s Harmony, which required her to sing and act. These days, Hilson, who also has a background in dance, is a triple-threat.”

You can read the full story in The Baltimore Sun here.

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