BSA in the News

Camp BSA: Alumni Return to Teach Current Students

As hundreds of alumni from all over the country return to the Baltimore School for the Arts this weekend to celebrate...

Marvin Parks ’93 Nominated for Best of Paris 2019

Marvin Parks '93 is an American jazz singer who draws inspiration from his mother Zelma (a gospel singer) and the late...

A Baltimore Transplant’s Vision for Atlanta School for the Arts

Dr. Julie Johnson '97 is a dance artist and educator working in the intersections of creative practice, community...

Julien Chang ’18 Debuts His Teenage Dream, ‘Jules’

"Julien Chang '18 could’ve been dubbed a teen prodigy with the arrival of his debut album, Jules, on Oct. 11 from...

The Eco Props Company Subliminally Encouraging Audiences to Go Green

Beth Bell '83 began her career as a set dresser in Hollywood. Seven years ago, she founded Green Product Placement to...

Carlous Palmer ’82 Presents at Paris Fashion Week

Carlous Palmer '82 is a classically trained artist with a background in clothing design and construction. He creates...

Tiffany Boone ’05 Joins George Clooney’s ‘Good Morning, Midnight’ Adaptation

Tiffany Boone '05 has joined the cast of George Clooney's sci-fi Netflix feature based on the novel Good Morning,...

Ernest Shaw ’87 Pays Homage to Toni Morrison

"Ernest Shaw '87 heard the news that Toni Morrison had died while he was driving to Station North Arts Café Gallery...

Baltimore School for the Arts Celebrates 40th Birthday With Pop-Up Concerts

To celebrate its 40th anniversary, students from the Baltimore School for the Arts performed 40+ pop-up musical...

10 Reasons to Love Baltimore

The Baltimore School for the Arts is honored to be included in this op-ed in the Baltimore Sun discussing all the great...

Sony Pictures head Tom Rothman donates $250,000 to the BSA

Donald Rothman, noted trial attorney and longtime supporter of the Baltimore School for the Arts was known as “one in...

Meet the Stars of Matthew Lopez’s Riveting Broadway Epic ‘The Inheritance’

Fresh from the role of Pharus in Choir Boy, Jonathan Burke '08 will be playing the roles of Young Man 5 and Agent in...

Violist Finds His Home at Eastman School of Music

Jaffe Chase '19 overcame numerous challenges on his pathway to college. Through hard work and determination, he...

Ernest Shaw Jr., Teacher and Artist in Residence at Motor House

Baltimore School for the Arts alumnus Ernest Shaw is a painter and a teacher who has also become a well-known mural...

New Charlotte Ballet Season Marks this Dancer’s Latest Unexpected Breakthrough

Maurice Mouzon Jr. '15 had never danced a day of ballet in his life when he first auditioned for the Baltimore School...

‘Love, Simon’: Rachel Naomi Hilson Joins Disney+ Series In Recasting

Rachel Hilson '13 has just joined the cast of the Disney+ series Love, Simon. You can learn more in this story from...

BSA Student Lobbies for Community Center

The students at Baltimore School for the Arts are passionate about their art and their communities. Emmanuel Leach '21...

‘Voices of Carmen’ Features BSA Students, Alumni

Voices of Carmen brings a contemporary spin to the iconic opera that is its namesake. Set in a high school, this...

19-20 School Supply List

The following materials are needed daily for academic classes. Arts courses may ask students to bring additional...

Transgender Opera Singers Find Their Voices

Baltimore School for the Arts alumna Breanna Sinclairé transitioned during her senior year at California Institute of...

BSA ’19: Bound for College and Great Things

Members of the Class of 2019 at Baltimore School for the Arts have overcome incredible challenges to create an exciting...

Jafre Chase ’19 Receives Full-ride Scholarships Despite Times of Homelessness

The Bridges Program first put a viola in the hands of Jafre Chase '19. A year later, he entered the TWIGS program....

Kara Iwanowski ’19 Set to Compete for ‘Distinguished Young Woman National Finals’

The Class of 2019 valedictorian, Kara Iwanowski '19, is an exceptional artist and scholar. She has been commended by...

2019 Summer Reading List Announced

At the Baltimore School for the Arts, we strongly encourage students to learn beyond the classroom, and the summer is...

2019 Prom at the Baltimore School for the Arts

The Baltimore Sun dropped by the 2019 prom at the Baltimore School for the Arts. You can peruse their photos here.

The Kids Are Alright

Baltimore magazine profiled exceptional kids in the community, featuring Baltimore School for the Arts students...

‘My mission is to be the 21st-century ballerina.’

As a child, Lenai Wilkerson '15 was told she couldn’t be a ballerina because of how she looked. Now, as she prepares...

Baltimore Schoolchildren Audition for a Spot in Free School for the Arts Classes

She sat alone with her sheet music, silently mouthing the words to My Country ‘Tis of Thee as she twirled a beaded...

Tyde-Courtney Edwards ’05 Stars in Documentary Produced by Queen Latifah

Tyde-Courtney Edwards '05 created Ballet After Dark to help sexual abuse and domestic violent survivors find...

Richard White ’92 Stars in Life Documentary

Richard White '92 was homeless as a child. But through hard work and determination, he went on to become the first...

U.S. News Ranks BSA #1 in Baltimore City for Fifth Consecutive Year

For the fifth year in a row, Baltimore School for the Arts has been ranked the #1 public high school in Baltimore City...

How Chesapeake Shakespeare Company Creates Intimacy on the Stage in the #MeToo Era

Since graduating from UMBC in 2017, Clay Vanderbeek '13 has performed a number of roles for the Annapolis Shakespeare...

Alvin Ailey Dance Theater, Ravens Tackle Brandon Williams Inspire Students Through Dance

Courtney Celeste Spears '12, a dancer with Alvin Ailey Dance Theater, partnered with Baltimore Ravens Tackle Brandon...

Baltimore’s Center Stage Appoints Two to Senior Staff

Baltimore School for the Arts Alumna Adena Varner is a teaching artist, playwright, and director. And just a few years...

Alumnus Dances Mercutio in ‘Romeo and Juliet’

Logan Paschall '14 will appear as a guest artist with the Huntsville Ballet, dancing the role of Mercutio. You can...

BHM Spotlight: Maria Broom – Actress, Storyteller, Teacher, and Dancer

The Baltimore School for the Arts' Movement Instructor Maria Broom has had a varied career as a television reporter,...