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Noele Stollmack

By Scott Haden

Noele Stollmack is a Milwaukee based lighting and scenery designer. Forward Theater productions include the lighting for Life SucksI and YouEvery Brilliant ThingMary Jane and The Lifespan of a Fact. Her work has appeared onstage at The Brooklyn Academy of Music, Sydney Opera House, Carnegie Hall, The Library of Congress Theatre, as well as the opera companies residing in Ontario, Houston, Portland, Vancouver, New Orleans, Nashville, Madison and Milwaukee. Regional design for the theatre includes Jeff Daniels Purple Rose Theatre, Baltimore Center Stage, Milwaukee Repertory Theatre, Houston’s Alley Theatre, Wisconsin’s Chamber Theatre, Renaissance Theaterworks, Skylight Music Theatre, American Players Theatre, Children’s Theatre of Madison and First Stage Children’s Theatre. Some notable examples of Noele’s scenic realization and set design includes Meredith Monk’s international tours of mercy & impermanenceGiulio Cesare in EgittoAlbert HerringDido and AeneasVenus and AdonisRio de SangreMacbethTristan und Isolde and Magic Flute for the Florentine Opera; Rape of Lucretia at Toledo Opera; Pagliacci with Columbus Opera; and Mirandolina for the Milwaukee Rep. As Lighting Director for Houston Grand Opera, she supervised the lighting and special effects for over 50 productions along with designing the lighting for such productions as Andrei Serban’s Elektra, Dr. Jonathan Miller’s Der Rosenkavalier and the world premieres of Harvey Milk, Desert of Roses and Dracula Diary. Noele’s AIA award winning architectural and public space lighting is installed throughout the Midwest.