Noa Verhofstad graduated in 2007 from the theatre school at the ArtEZ school of art. During her studies she specialized mainly in the visual aspect of theatre. Her fascination with absurd stories or lost memories is often shown in her work.

In 2008, Noa Verhofstad completed the basic training at the Photo Academy in Amsterdam. This was, together with her experience as a theatre director and a playwright, the basis for her current practice. Today she works both as an independent artist and on commission.