Actor / Director / Teacher
Molly Noble is an actor, director and teacher having acted and directed for Shotgun Players, Cinnabar Theatre, Motion Theatre, Centenary Stage, Main Stage West, Bay Area Playwright’s Festival, Word for Word, West Marin Players, Boston Shakespeare Co. New Dramatists, Ensemble Studio Theatre and The American School London. She is a member of PlayGround, The Bay Area’s leading incubator for new plays.
In 2000, she founded the award-winning Porchlight Theatre Company in Marin County where she produced and performed classic plays for 12 years under the redwoods, and developed school tours featuring the lives and works of 20th century poets. At San Quentin, she and playwright Kenn Rabin collaborated with the men of “No More Tears” on “Til You Know My Story” (a play featuring the stories of incarcerated men and family survivors.) She holds a B.A. in English and Art History from Bowdoin College, and trained at A.C.T. and Shakespeare & Company. She is on the faculty of College of Marin, teaching Acting, Voice and Movement.
Molly’s approach to theatre is collaborative and inclusive. She seeks to empower her students to be curious and respectful whilst bravely questioning authority and seeing themselves as future theatre leaders. As an actor and director she is committed to building trust, love, and joy in the rehearsal room.