Joe Theissen is a director, performer, theatre educator and proud Portland native. Joe has worked with the Broadway Rose Theatre Company, Lakewood Theatre Company, Pixiedust Productions, Oregon Children’s Theatre, and the Portland Parks Theatre Program, as well as many area schools. Joe’s recent acting credits include the Narrator in Broadway Rose’s Northwest premiere of Fly By Night (2017 Drammy Award), George in Pixiedust Production’s mounting of Billy Elliot, and Gomez Åddams in The Addams Family at Broadway Rose. Other recent appearances include Junie B. Jones (Dad/Mr. Scary/Gladys Gutzman, Oregon Children’s Theatre), Man of La Mancha (Pedro, Lakewood Theatre Company), Beauty & the Beast (Cogsworth, Pixiedust Productions), Heathers: The Musical (Staged!/Triangle Productions), La Cage Aux Folles (Zaza/Albert, Pixiedust Productions). Joe has been a soloist with the Trinity Consort and a studio vocalist with OCP Recordings. Joe holds a B.A. in Music Theory & Composition from Linfield College, and a M.A. in Teaching Theatre & English from Concordia University.