Noa Baum is an award-winning storyteller who performs internationally. Born and raised in Israel, she was an actress at Jerusalem Khan Theater, studied with Uta Hagen in NYC and holds an M.A. from NYU. Noa offers a unique combination of performance art and practical workshops that focus on the power of narrative to heal across the divides of identity.
Noa performs and teaches internationally, highlights include: The World Bank; The Mayo Clinic for Humanities in Medicine; US Defense Department; The Kennedy Center; The National Storytelling Festival; Hebrew University in Jerusalem; AARP; US Securities and Exchange Commission; Fabula Festival, Sweden; Limmud UK; Jewish Theological Seminary, NYC; GWU Law School, DC; Brandies and Stanford Universities.
Noa’s stories were featured on Public Radio International and she is a winner of a Parents’ Choice Recommended Award, a Storytelling World Award as well as recipient of numerous Individual Artist Awards from Maryland State Arts Council and Arts & Humanities Council of Montgomery County. Noa is a frequent performer at storytelling festivals around the country.
Noa’s memoir, “A Land Twice Promised: An Israeli Woman’s Quest for Peace” has just been published by Familus to rave reviews.