Seif is a theatre Director and Actor. He was born in Cairo, Egypt where he studied at the American University in Cairo and obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre. During his undergraduate years, he had attended the American University in Washington D.C as a non degree student in Theatre Arts. He began acting as an undergraduate student before joining the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art as a post-graduate student in Text & Performance with a Directing pathway. He is currently based in London where he has trained as a Director at The Young Vic's Springboard project with Director Natalie Abrahami and Associate Artistic Director Sue Emmas. Seif has also worked alongside Scottish playwright/director David Greig as an actor and script developer on One Day in Spring which debuted at The Oran Mor in Glasgow and later at The Traverse in Edinburgh. He has recently appeared in 66 minutes in Damascus, a site-specific performance commissioned by the London International Festival of Theatre (LIFT) and directed by Lucien Bourjeily. He is interested in both classical texts and new writing and has directed/devised works by John Webster and Jean Genet. His most recent project in directing was Fernando Arrabal's The Two Executioners at the WGS, RADA. He is currently writing his first full length play, 'How to Avoid Suicide For Dummies', a tragicomedy in three acts which will debut in next fall.