Visit the School
Our LA campus offers regular class audits, and our NY campus offers a regular Open House.
Come see what we are all about.
We offer a multitude of special events, guest speakers, and full fledged productions throughout the year. Check our calendar to see when you can see some of our students at work.
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.
“The Lee Strasberg Institute has become my second home and it is an immense honor for me to be a part of this passionate family who gives me warmth, inspiration and encouragement in mastering and nurturing the craft of acting.”
– Vahag Bagratuni
- LSTFI alumna Mathilde Dehaye captures audiences in the Stephen King Hulu anthology, Castle Rock!
- David Lee Strasberg, Creative Director of LSTFI and son of Lee Strasberg, has devoted his life to The Method.
- Shainu Bala, LSTFI Alum, has put substantial work into his career. His training as LSTFI made him realize the power of The Method and the profound performances it can create.