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We will be offering part and full-time classes online for Fall 2020.
As the only acting school in the world that teaches Lee Strasberg’s work in its consummate form, The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute® is the home for all actors seeking to delve into Method Acting and its tradition of training some of the world’s most brilliant and truthful actors.
Our Mission Statement
The Lee Strasberg Theatre & FIlm Institute™ is dedicated to the ideals, values, and vision of Lee Strasberg’s innovative work, known throughout the world as The Method. Through actor training, outreach, and the preservation of archival materials, The Institute works to further the legacy of Lee Strasberg, train the world’s greatest actors, and maintain Lee’s place as a seminal figure in the great American theatre tradition.
Our AlumniOur alumni have found incredible success in the fields of Film, Television, & Stage. Of the many students who called Lee Strasberg their teacher, or the Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute their home, they all honor his legacy with their incredible work and talent.
“My time here has made me reveal such incredible inner truths about myself; certain realities that I thought never existed and indeed thought I could never release.”
– Alexandre Poole
- Leah Zhang, actress and movement instructor at LSTFI LA, is in a new short film titled 'Red Ladies' that is dominating the film festival circuit.
- Still on the fence about training online? Hear from LSTFI's own faculty and students about the benefits of online actor training.
- Monique Ray, acting conservatory student, Army Veteran, and mother of two, has taken Method Acting classes online only. She has been thus far thrilled with the results.