Josie Seid is an all-around theater maker who is active in several aspects of the theater working as an actor/singer, director, playwright and teacher/coach of character development for acting and playwriting.
As an actor, Josie has appeared in several productions regionally to include, Hester Smith in Shaking the Tree's production of Fucking A, Jack’s Mother in Into the Woods, the ensemble of Hairspray and Trix the Aviatrix in the Drowsy Chaperone all with Broadway Rose. She also brought Lola to life in the world premiere Cottonwood in the Flood as part of the Vanport Mosiac Festival. Some of her favorite roles include Viney in the Miracle Worker and Dido in An Octoroon, both with Artists Rep.; where she is a resident artist, and the Soothsayer in Portland Actors Ensembles production of Antony and Cleopatra. She has also had the honor of bringing new work to life, participating in readings for Alan's Confectionary, and My Walk Has Never Been Average in Portland's Fertile Ground Festival. Concert credits include The Billie Holiday Tribute Concert held at the Alberta Rose theater and Portland Sings with Artist’s Rep. She is an international arts envoy for the United States and has performed in both Cairo and Alexandria, Egypt, representing the United States in the International CIFCET Theater Festival.