Photo by Ed Bornstein

Photo by Ed Bornstein

ABOUT ME

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

Some of his credits include Funny or Die, New York Television Festival, Just For Laughs: Eat My Shorts, iTV/Catalyst Festival, New York Independent Film Festival, Big Apple Screenplay Festival, Austin Comedy Film Festival, Hollywood Comedy Shorts, NY Short Comedy Film Festival, Bloodshot Records, Houston Comedy Film Festival, & more

He has also won some awards/nominations including Best TV Episode, Best Director, Best Editing, & Best Short Under 5 Minutes. He also did not win some awards too. That’s just how it works.

His work has been featured in Rolling Stone, Huffington Post, MetalSucks, Loudwire, New Noise Magazine, and more.

Recently, his pilot script Viral Marketing Event was nominated for Best TV Script. Then, his short script Samurai Sword won the New York New Stories screenplay competition & was a Semi Finalist in the Big Apple Film & Screenplay Competition.

From 2008-2013 he toured in the hardcore punk band Dead Icons. They toured all over the US, Mexico, and Canada with cool bands. During this time he slept on lots of floors & ate lots of taco bell. You can listen to their album, Condemned, on Spotify to help him make the occasional .25.

In Chicago he improvised at iO Theater with the Harold team Cadaver & at Annoyance Theater with Everyone’s a Critic. He also wrote & performed characters at whatever venues would have him including a solo sketch show at iO called People I Hope Aren't Real. He also occasionally did shows including Holy Fuck Comedy Hour, The Blue Angels, & more.

He has trained at Annoyance Theater, Upright Citizens Brigade, iO Theater, & Green Shirt Studio (Meisner).

Currently, you can find him performing comedy all over NY at whatever places will let him do his thing.

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