Noelle Ghoussaini is a director, playwright and educator. She creates expansive, immersive and inter-disciplinary theatre that examines and re-imagines our society within a political, social and cultural context.


Recent Projects include: Acquittal (Director, Pan Asian Rep), Fatima and her Pigeon (Playwright. The Flea Theatre, commission), 6 views: on women of power and interest (Creator / Performer, Venice Biennale), Mariposa and the Saint by Julia Steele Allen (Dir. National Tour), There is a Field by Jen Marlowe (Dir. National Tour.) HKEELEE by Leila Buck, (Dir. Mosaic Theatre). A Doll’s House: REMIX edited by Heather Raffo. (Dir. Epic Theatre). Phoenicia Flowers (Director / Playwright. Noor Theatre)


Upcoming: American Dreams Arabian Night (Director, BRIClab residency. writer: Leila Buck) Skate Play (Director / Adaptor, Jenin Freedom Theatre),  Dreamscapes (Director / Creator). Noelle is also the recipient of the Laundromat Project Create Change Fellowship, was a New York Theatre Workshop 2050 directing fellow, a Hemispheric Institute fellow for artist activists and a member of the Lincoln Center Director’s Lab.


Arts Education: Noelle has also been working as an arts educator for over 10 years, with organizations such as Theatre Development Fund, viBe Theatre, DreamYard Drama Project, Epic Theatre and NYTW. She has led workshops on arts and civic engagement at UNESCO in Paris and the Queens Museum in New York City. Most recently, led a storytelling workshop at Creative Alliance in Baltimore focused on race and identity, which was performed at the opening of the exhbitions, Race Recounted [x] Our Voices.


Noelle received her B.A. At Northwestern University in Performance Studies and French with a minor in African Studies. She received her M.A. at Tisch (NYU) in Arts Politics.



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