Danielle Notaro grew up in Easton, went to NCC in its early years and has been writing, acting, & directing for a zillion years in the Lehigh Valley. She also taught acting&playwriting to kids in the Lehigh Valley as well in Boston where she studied acting with Reality Theater. She participated in several Les/Bi writing workshops. In NYC, she studied with Karen Malpede, Jean Claude Van Italie(Open Theater playwrites), at the Henry St. Settlement, she studied with Crispin Larengeira. In Vermont she was in a longstanding writing workshop led by Cora Brooks. Back in Pa. in 1982, she joined The Feminist Writer’s Guild and started a theater group, The Onsemble Theater.
She has published poems in Women Spirit, Gaia, Womankind, Juxtaposition, Love Your Rebellion, Ovungue Siamo and written a few pieces for Healthy Living (a Rodale newsletter). Aside from the Lehigh Valley she’s read her work in several Mid-Atlantic& New England states. She published her first book of poems and some prose in 2013 entitled, Limn the Mask. In 2019, she released a CD of pieces from her book w/improv music entitled, Limn the Chord and won Outstanding Spoken Word Artist from the Lehigh Valley Music Award.