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
- We offer a multitude of special events, guest speakers, and full fledged productions throughout the year.
- The Lee Strasberg Institute puts on a variety of productions each year. Here you can see examples of our work from both coasts.
- The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute is approved for the Non-College Degree Professional Acting Program.
- Michael Yurchak, LSTFI LA Faculty for Voice classes, has had a successful career in voice acting in addition to his teaching. He is passionate about all types of acting: stage, film and voice.
- It has been an exciting month for LSTFI alumna Preeti Gupta who has two film projects premiering in NYC!
- The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute celebrated its 50th Anniversary and honored Geoffrey Horne for over 40 years of teaching!