Faculty & Staff

Laura de la Garza Noble
Dance Instructor
Community Arts

You do not need all of the answers to keep moving forward. Stay hungry, passionate, and driven and the rest will sort itself out.

Degrees & Accomplishments
EdM in Dance Education, Rutgers University, Graduate School of Education
BFA in Dance, Rutgers University, Mason Gross School of the Arts
Patricia Meyer Scholarship recipient
Certified as a Vinyasa Yoga instructor
Certified as a Barre Fitness instructor

Born and raised in Mexico City, Mexico. Laura de la Garza Noble has studied dance for over 22 years. Currently, Laura de la Garza Noble is the Dance Educator for Bogota High School and Bogota Middle School as well as the coach for the Dance Team and the artistic director for the dance company in said district. Additionally, Laura is an educator for Ballet Hispanico as well as a teaching artist and performer for NJ based dance company, OCA Dance. In the past two years, Ms. de la Garza has also collaborated with Dance New Jersey, Arts Ed NJ, the Dalton School in NYC and the NYC Department of Education in specific dance education projects.

Laura had the pleasure of working with artists such as Chien-Ying Wang, Paul Ocampo, Randy James, Ani Javian, Jesse Young, Robert Burke, Marielis Garcia, Kiri Avelar, Keith Thompson, Heather Favretto, and John Evans; under whom she trained in Repertory, Graham, Limon, Release Technique, Afro Fusion, Flamenco, Bachata, Cumbia, Samba, Capoeira, Kathak, in addition to a variety of other dance styles. Additionally, Laura was a performer for the Rutgers Opera’s production of Del Monde, and performed the choreography of Lar Lubovitch during a Rutgers in New York performance at the Joyce Theater.

In addition to her studies in the United States, Laura has studied Dance in London, Cuba, and Mexico. Before moving to the United States, Laura was a performer for artist Emilio Catalan, MB Producciones, MoveOn Dance Agency, choreographer Maribel Ochoa, and radio station EXA in her hometown of Mexico City.