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Sideeq Heard currently serves as the Associate Artistic Director for JAG Productions. This fall Sideeq will direct Katori Hall’s The Hot Wing King at JAG. Notable directing credits include: A Curious Thing written by Jeremy O’Brian at JAG’s Theatre on the Hill, Word Becomes Flesh” by Marc Bamuthi Jospeh for NYU’s Freeplay Festival, and a staged reading of Fat Ham at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway. Most recently, Sideeq directed and devised an original play called The Waiting Room for ArtReach, dealing with racial disparities in healthcare and mental health. Sideeq also directed the short film Here Is a Man, which is set to premiere at Katra Film Series this spring. Currently, Sideeq is developing a television show called Men Like Us following the lives of four queer black men living in Harlem, New York. He’s had the privilege of serving as Assistant Director to Carl Cofield on The Classical Theatre of Harlem’s award-winning adaptation of Twelfth Night, and with Saheem Ali at The Public Theatre, where he worked on the off-Broadway production of Fat Ham, then transferring with the Broadway production of Fat Ham as Associate Director. B.F.A. Howard University, M.F.A. NYU Grad Acting.

Geffen Playhouse Productions

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