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Creative Consulting for Arts & Education in Merced, California


Bio & Backstory

Miss Noelle is a performance artist, teacher, director, curriculum designer and arts education professional living in Merced, CA. She grew up in Maryland, graduated a CAPA scholar in the Theatre Department from UMCP in 2005 and promptly made her way to California, meeting her husband after a year and quickly deciding to never ever leave. She is deeply interested in supporting her friends all over the Central Valley and beyond in their theatre endeavors, as well as continue to grow in her own knowledge of arts, education and business and the benefits to all when they are connected and conscientiously applied.

Miss Noelle runs Miss Noelle's Musikgarten, a home-studio based music and creative movement program for students ages 0-5. She is an active member of many theatre and arts communities and works to support artists  and educators over a variety of platforms.

December 30, 2019

As 2020 creeps closer and closer, a few truths are making themselves more and more clear.

1. Miss Noelle, you are bad at updating your blog. (Yes. Correct. Sorry.)

2. Miss Noelle, you need a single place to store all the links for every upcoming project, so you can send...

September 23, 2019

It's Musikgarten Monday again, y'all! Welcome back! And please don't mind the incredibly whackadoo face I'm making on the YouTube still. Rather, join me for a quick 5-minute Musikgarten chat, just you and me, about the importance of singing. 

No time to watch? Read abou...

September 10, 2019

Welcome back! The blog is rising from the dead, people! Everybody shout "hallelujah!"

Truth be told, Miss Noelle has been putting a LOT of content out since July, on social media mostly and via email. But she keeps forgetting to update the blog.

Multiple updates to come,...

July 17, 2019

We all want to be perfect when it comes to social media. Even if you are not busy perfecting a "brand," the way that many of us are, you are still most certainly curating a life in the most semi-disingenuous of ways; posed photos, filters and gifs, color correction, or...

June 10, 2019

"I did not design this game. I did not name the stakes.

I just happen to like apples, and I am not afraid of snakes,

and I am...I am...I am truly sorry about all this."

--Ani Difranco, Adam & Eve

I do not truck with the concept that because I am a woman, I am inherently mo...

December 30, 2018

Everything is fine. You know this. Your mug is still full, your computer is running perfectly, the baby is asleep or with grandma or safe or wherever, it doesn't matter, he isn't here wondering why you're paying more attention to the glowing box than to him and everyth...

December 3, 2018

I had a meeting recently wherein a principal gave me a peculiar (to me, at least) request. He wasn't interested in the quickest or most efficient form of reaching the most kids with as many arts as possible, which is where I had been focusing. No, he just wanted me to,...

November 26, 2018

It's official, and has been for awhile: After the immense success of "What Rough Beast" in October, we begin "Action!," a 12-hour journey towards writing, producing and performing in your own short film on Tuesday, November 27th at the Multicultural Arts Center in Down...

November 19, 2018

I saw a picture a few days ago, and it's bothered me ever since I saw it. There was nothing disturbing about it, but it sat on my brain because of the people in the photograph itself. I won't show it here; it isn't mine to show. But I was upset by the fact that two peo...

November 12, 2018

How far have you been known to go for a joke?

I have been known to go very far indeed. Not for the single quippy one-off, of course, and I HATE the ever-beloved "prank," but for the long-running, clever yet understated gag which continues to grow and giggle over time, I...

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