Norah is a British-Spanish actress who is best known for her remarkable talent on the stage. Most recently in 2021 she has starred as Ophelia in Hamlet at the Young Vic opposite Cush Jumbo in a gender-blind production from Greg Hersov. The show opened to incredible reviews of Norah's performance with the Guardian calling her "magnificent" and praising the "superb chemistry" between Hamlet and Ophelia. WhatsOnStage declared her as "one of the best Ophelias I have ever seen", adding that "nothing is over-stated in this superb performance. She finds the beat of the girl's heart". The New York Times described Norah's performance as 'clear and confident' with 'attitude' and 'quite extraordinary'.
Another career highlight was her nomination for Best Performance in a play at the UK Theatre Awards and Best Actress In a New Production at the BroadwayWorld Awards for her performance in ‘The Almighty Sometimes’ at the Manchester Royal Exchange in 2018. In 2018 she performed in ‘Equus’ at the Theatre Royal in Stratford, and its West End transfer to Trafalgar Studios. That same year she also starred as Perdita in ‘The Winter’s Tale’ at Shakespeare’s Globe.
Her native accent is soft Manchester. She is bilingual Spanish, returning regularly to Spain, and speaks with a neutral Spanish accent.
Norah's Spanish material is at the bottom of her track list.
Hamlet (Young Vic 2021) (Theatre, 2021) – 'Ophelia', Young Vic
Curse of the Crackles (Shoreditch Town Hall, 2021) (Theatre, 2021) – 'Riff', Shoreditch Town Hall
A Christmas Carol (Storeyhouse Theatre, Chester, 2020) (Theatre, 2020) – 'Fred/Fezziwig', Storeyhouse Theatre, Chester
Equus (Theatre Royal Stratford East/Trafalgar Studios, 2019) (Theatre, 2019) – 'Jill Mason', English Touring Theatre/Theatre Royal Stratford East/Trafalgar Studios
The Almighty Sometimes (Manchester Royal Exchange, 2018) (Theatre, 2018) – 'Anna', Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester
The Winter's Tale (Shakespeare's Globe, 2018) (Theatre, 2018) – 'Perdita', Shakespeare's Globe
Eyam (Shakespeare's Globe, 2018) (Theatre, 2018) – 'Emmott Sydall', Shakespeare's Globe
Our Town (Manchester Royal Exchange, 2017) (Theatre, 2017) – 'Emily Webb', Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester
Othello (Shakespeare at the Tobacco Factory, Bristol) (Theatre, 2017) – 'Desdemona', Shakespeare at the Tobacco Factory/Tobacco Factory Theatres, Bristol
Ghosts (Home Theatre, Manchester, 2016) (Theatre, 2016) – 'Regine', Home Theatre, Manchester