Maria Sid is a trained actress and director, with a Master of Arts in theatre arts. Her productions include My Fair Lady, Die Fledermaus and the recently composed Fjäriln vingad, Det hjärta man har and Fighting Star, the first performance of Play Me in Helsinki in 2009 followed by another production of this musical with a première in Guangzhou in China. As an actress, Maria has portrayed a number of title roles, including in My Fair Lady, Can-Can, Showboat, A Chorus Line, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Kick, Cellofan. She also works in film and television. To Swedish audiences, she is especially known as Annika in the TV series Livet i Fagervik and at the cinema, in her role as Disa in Maria Blom's film Hallåhallå. Maria has three children.