Photo by Ed Bornstein

Photo by Ed Bornstein


Stanley Sievers is a writer, director, actor, and comedian in Brooklyn, NY.

He writes and directs short films that have screened at festivals across the country. Some of these projects earned him awards/nominations including “Best Director” at Austin Comedy Film Festival and “Best Editing” at Atlanta Comedy Film Festival. Some did not. He has also appeared in The Special Without Brett Davis.

Recently, he directed a project for Funny or Die called the Aryan 2 Sleep Machine (ARYAN2.COM). He also co-starred in and co-produced the independent pilot, Rap Skool, which was an official selection of New York Television Festival 2017, a top ten finalist for Just For Laughs Eat My Shorts Competition, and an official selection of Chicago Comedy Film Festival. He also wrote and directed the award winning “Killed Them Both” music video for Wayne Hancock on Bloodshot Records, as well as a ton of shorts with his sketch group, PVRTY WOLF.

He writes and performs solo sketch comedy and characters at whatever venues will let him do his thing. Most recently, his solo show, People I Hope Aren't Real, went up at iO Chicago, where he also performed on the Harold team Cadaver. He also performed at Annoyance Theater in Everyone’s a Critic as well as with independent improv teams The Blue Angels and Strawberry.

As the co-founder of the hardcore punk band Dead Icons, he toured all over North America from 2008-2013. You can listen to his album, Condemned, on Spotify to help him make the occasional .25.

He is originally from Lexington, KY and loves it there.