Louie Piday is a founding member of the pioneering Los Angeles troupe The Company Theatre. She has performed in New York theatre in both Broadway and off-Broadway plays; including Oh, Calcutta!, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, and The Karl Marx Play. Her work in film began in commercials and voice overs and then in television series and features both in New York and Hollywood. After a return to academia for an MFA in Drama from USC she began a career directing plays in both the academic and professional theatre, here and in Europe. She has acted and directed at the Edinburgh Festival and theatre festivals in Berlin, Amsterdam, Zurich, Brussels, and Paris. She has also taught at USC, Long Beach Community College, and South Coast Repertory Conservatory.