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ADVANCING THE ARTS ACROSS MARYLAND

Noa Baum

Noa Baum

Artist Overview

Born and raised in Jerusalem, Noa offers a unique approach to storytelling in communities and organizations. Since 1982, she has inspired and educated audiences of all ages with her performances, keynotes, and workshops.

Noa holds a BFA in Theater from Tel Aviv University and was an actress with the Khan Repertory Theater of Jerusalem. She also studied with acclaimed acting teacher Uta Hagen in NY, and holds a Master of Arts in Educational Theater from New York University (NYU).

Noa has toured internationally, presenting at hundreds of venues including The World Bank, The Mayo Clinic, The Kennedy Center, The US Defense Department, Brandies and Stanford Universities, and Hebrew University. Noa has received several Individual Artist Awards from the Maryland State Arts Council and the Arts & Humanities Council of Montgomery County Maryland. She won a Parents’ Choice Recommended Award for her CD, Far Away and Close to Home.

Noa is affiliated with Young Audiences of Maryland and belongs to the Golden Fleece, a leading community of practice on the use of narrative in organizational settings, and the National Storytelling Network.

Noa has received several Individual Artist Awards from the Maryland State Arts Council and the Arts & Humanities Council of Montgomery County Maryland. She won a Parents’ Choice Recommended Award for her CD, Far Away and Close to Home.

Noa belongs to the Golden Fleece, a leading community of practice on the use of narrative in organizational settings, and the National Storytelling Network. She is currently affiliated with Young Audiences of Maryland.

Complimentary Activities:

WORKSHOPS: 45-90 minutes. Size: Classroom (up to 35)

Leap into Story: Become a Storyteller (Grade 3 - 12)

Students will enjoy an interactive discussion with hands-on activities demonstrating how to tell a story—a great complement to storytelling assemblies.

From Lips to Page: The Writing Connection (Grade K - 8)

Use storytelling tools to develop and promote writing skills. Students will develop stronger connections between oral communication and writing.

Tell and Play (Grade Pre K - 5)

A story is presented and then followed by creative drama activities that will excite and involve the entire class as they deepen and expand their experience of the story.

Listen to This: Discovering Our Stories (Grade 4 - 12)

Learning to listen becomes a fascinating journey as Noa introduces Storytelling to build community in your classroom by:

- Giving voice to students' diversity

- Encouraging tolerance and respect

- Teaching communication skills that emphasize listening

Artist Home County
Montgomery County
Artist Website
www.noabaum.com
Artistic Category
Theater/Storytelling

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