Rebecca Noble has lived her life in a way that provides inspiration to performing arts students of every age. She is passionate about transforming lives through music and theatre.
Carrying on the legacy of her mother, Phyllis Noble, who was a dominant presence onstage, behind the scenes and in the classroom, Rebecca has demonstrated a similar commitment to the performing arts for over 43 years. Rebecca started her teaching career in 1976. A consistent theme to her work has been to make the performing arts accessible to all people from all backgrounds, interests, and abilities. She was for a number of years the music director for the Omaha Community Playhouse summer education academy, First Stage, and was also active as a voice teacher at the Playhouse. During her tenure as executive director at the Dundee Dinner Theatre, Rebecca produced weekly Hot Dog Matinees for children and directed an after-school theatre program at Morton Middle School.
In 2009, she began producing a summer arts academy program at South High Magnet School. Summer Stage @ South! was open to students throughout the city. In 2017, that program became the South High Summer Musical, with the mission to maintain the integrity of multicultural musicals. She collaborated with local theatre companies, community theatre actors, high school and college students to produce critically acclaimed productions of In The Heights, Once On This Island and West Side Story. Coming this summer is the musical Fame, in collaboration with UNO.
In her current capacity as Magnet Facilitator/Visual and Performing Arts Curriculum Specialist for South High Magnet School, Rebecca has facilitated the development of specialized curriculums in dance, guitar, and piano. She is currently overseeing the capital campaign to raise $11 million for a new visual and performing arts center at South.