Maria Broom

Maria Broom is nationally recognized as an actress for her recurring roles in HBO’s The Wire and The Corner. She is also a storyteller and dancer with more than 40 years of performing and teaching experience around the globe, and author of The Village Bully. A Fulbright Scholar, OSI Fellow, and former featured news reporter for Baltimore’s WJZ-TV, Maria is currently on the theater faculty at the Baltimore School for the Arts, a guest instructor for Peabody Preparatory and Center Stage, and host of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra’s popular Music Box series. In 2014, she was invited to present her Village Bully Project at OSI’s Big Change Baltimore and at the Maryland Restorative Justice Conference.

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