Faculty & Staff

Alexandra Spieth
On-Camera Lecturer and Co-Adjunct for Showcase

Acting should be bigger than life. Scripts should be bigger than life. It should all be bigger than life. — Bette Davis

Topics of Expertise
Film directing
Web-series creation
On-camera acting

Alexandra Spieth is a writer and director from Brooklyn. In June 2022, Alexandra began the festival circuit with her written and directed horror-comedy debut feature Stag (logline: A loner must fight for a second chance at redemption when she is invited to her estranged BFF’s bachelorette party). Recently, Stag screened at Brooklyn Film Festival, Female Eye Film Festival (winner of the “Best Thrills and Chills” feature), Portland Horror Film Festival, and GenreBlast (winner of “Best Feature Director”), Soho International Film Festival (winner of “Audience Choice Award”), Atlanta Horror Film Festival (winner of “Best Horror-Comedy”, Portland Film Festival, and Soho Horror Film Festival. In 2023, Alexandra directed her sophomore feature, I Know Exactly How You Die. She wrote and starred in BRIC TV’s series, 86’d and the original series Blank My Life, which spans four seasons.

Alexandra has acted in over 20 professional productions, including work at Irondale Ensemble, Everyman Theatre, and NYC’s The Public Theatre. Her pilot Immaculate was workshopped at the Orchard Project. In 2022, Alexandra was one of three female screenwriters selected by Lighthouse International Film Festival for a week-long residency. Carnegie Mellon University grad.