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Acting, Theatre & Film School

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Our LA campus offers regular class audits, and our NY campus offers a regular Open House.

Come see what we are all about.

Register Now for Fall

We will be offering online acting classes and electives as well as in-person classes for our upcoming fall term.

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The Method

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 Alumni

Our 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.
James Baldwin
James Baldwin

Testimonial

“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

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Blog

  • Ingrid posing on a street

    Alumni Spotlight: Ingrid Jean-Baptiste

    Founder of the Chelsea Film Festival and actress Ingrid Jean-Baptiste continues to dedicate her life to empowering women and making the film industry a better place. As a multi-talented woman of color, she is an inspiration for women and girls everywhere.
  • Black Lives Matter

    We at LSTFI are firmly committed to upholding a more supportive, inclusive, and anti-racist environment and offer the following actions as stepping stones toward creating such a space.
  • strasberg alumni Kit Bromovsky

    Alumni Spotlight: Kit Bromovsky

    Kit Bromovsky, an alumna of the LSTFI One Year Conservatory, shares with us the projects she has been working on in quarantine!
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Black Lives MatterLSTFI Vow

Read the Institute's Vow on how we plan to support and amplify the voices of Black artists.
We at LSTFI are firmly committed to upholding a more supportive, inclusive, and anti-racist environment and offer the following actions as stepping stones toward creating such a space."