Noelle Elise Crites (Karen) is a Cleveland-based actor/ vocalist/ teaching artist. Currently a member of Great Lakes Theater’s Educational Residency Program, she teaches and performs classic plays such as Hamlet, Macbeth, Romeo & Juliet, and The Crucible in schools around the greater Cleveland area. Recent credits include The Last Five Years (Cathy), Ordinary Days (Deb), Silent Sky (Margaret), and Stupid F*cking Bird (Emma). Noelle holds a BFA in Musical Theatre from SUNY Fredonia. Many thanks to her friends, family, and the cast & crew of Ordinary People.