Noelle Dominique Rodriguez is a native of Los Angeles. Her family traveled by covered wagon from, what is now, Tuscon, Arizona, and have settled in LA for 6 generations.
Noelle’s parents grew up in Boyle Heights, her mother worked in the men’s jail, for the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Dept. for over twenty years. Her father served in the Marine Corps during Desert Storm.
Before Noelle had hopes of becoming an actress, she studied dance, for over ten years training in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Contemporary, Hawaiian, and Folklorico. In 2014 she received her B.A. in Acting from Sonoma State University.
Right after graduating, she traveled to the Czech Republic and Slovakia, with Dramatic Adventure Theatre, where she immersed her self fully in the culture, researching and cultivating a theatrical piece inspired by her precious time there. During her tour in Slovakia she spent time in the small Roma village of Rankovce, Slovakia, teaching the children of the village, along with her cast mates, how write their own stories through the power of theatre. While stationed at the village, Noelle and her cast mates volunteered to help build houses for members of the village.
The Roma are a people who have faced horrible discrimination and isolation from the rest of Europe. Inspired by the sense of love and family the community extended to her theatre company, Noelle and her cast mates went on to write a play, based on the experience and the people of the community, “The Town at the Edge of the Sunflower Field”. This experience has forever shaped the artist Noelle still strives to be; An artist who fights to shine light in any way she can on the stories of those who want to be seen and heard. To help uplift the communities around her and the next generation of artists
Noelle is currently residing in L.A. as an actor, voice over artist and creator of the podcast Line 720. A podcast that both creates and showcases Latinx storytellers whose stories center around the lives of latinx characters. In creating this podcast with her partner, Cesar Perez Rosas, they hope to encourage the celebration of new Latinx stories and in turn humanize a community that has been so poorly discriminated against. You can listen here: here
Some of her favorite theatre credits include the title role in, Marisol (Nominated for Best Actress (SOTA Awards 2014) , her role as Lynn in the 2019 Homeward LA theatre festival and Turnings, a new play by, Stephanie Neuerburg. She has also been featured on the hit HBO series, Insecure.