Noelle Dominique Rodriguez has numerous credits in theatre and was nominated for Best Actress as Marisol in Marisol by Jose Rivera. Noelle is an Indigenous/Xicana actress and is a descendant of the Yaqui Yo’eme tribe. She is native to Chihuahua and Durango, Mexico but her tribe fled to the Pasqua Yaqui reservation in what is now Tuscon. During the late 1800’s her family fled from Tuscon to Los Angeles where her family has been since.
Noelle studied salsa, ballet, tap, jazz and folklorico dance for ten years prior to receiving her B.A. in Theatre at Sonoma State University. She has also trained at the Elizabeth Mestnik Acting Studio in L.A. and received her Meisner acting technique certification.
She has traveled to the Czech Republic and Slovakia with Dramatic Adventure Theatre. There she taught theater in a Roma village to children. The theatre company took their experiences in Europe and created original plays which were performed at IATI theater in New York. Noelle now produces and acts in a Latinx drama podcast titled Line 720. The podcast features new Latinx writers and actors performing original content.
Noelle is recently traveled to Chihuahua (2019) where she explored her native land. She is currently on a mission to learn her native language, Yaqui and Nahuatl, is committed to social justice, decolonizing, yoga, dance, travel and recreational painting.