This native New Yorker, born in Brooklyn and grew up in North Babylon, NY is an alumnae of Oberlin College, holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in the Dramatic Arts from New York City's Pace University and has studied at The Stella Adler Studio of Acting in New York City.
She is a voting member of The Recording Academy (The Grammys), SAG-AFTRA, Actors Equity, and The Gospel Music Association (The Dove Awards). She's also a Psalmist, a Career and Life Coach, Producing Artistic Director, General Manager & Founder of Angelic Star Entertainment (ASE).
As an actor, Noreen is one of the lead actors in the short film "Finder's Keepers" in the role of "Mom" directed by Tom Petrosky, is one of the lead actors in Fill The Void Productions tv project "Temporary Home" as "Mariah Wright" directed by Lynda Furlow. Noreen is "Alana" in Mark Webber's feature film "Figments of Freedom" released in 2023, on director's Damon Diddit's "Reel Edibles/My Husband Son" produced by Noble Filmworks as "Trey's Mom" and Sonya Gidding's short film "Extreme Obsession II" as "Shirley."
Notable Awards & Recognition Received:
· As producer: 2019 NYMF Audience Choice Award Best Of The Fest - Best Reading, "Mississippi The Musical" Produced by Angelic Star Entertainment,
· As singer/songwriter: The 9th Annual Independent Music Award for best gospel song, WALKING IN THE FAITH
· As singer: The Legros Cultural Arts’ 2010 Vocalist of the Year Award
· As songwriter: the Lead single, UP TO ZION co-written with Gregory James Tornquist from the Dove Award nominated album THEN SINGS MY SOUL released by music legend Ronnie Milsap
Noreen hopes that the artistic experiences she has been able to create will uplift, inspire and encourage others....particularly to those who have ignored or stifled their own dreams so that they can find their way back to themselves.