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Acting, Theatre & Film School

Visit the School

Join us at one of our Open House events and learn more about Method Acting and our campuses.

Apply Now for Spring

We offer part and full-time classes online for Spring 2021 starting April 5th.

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.

The Lee Strasberg Film Festival

The Lee Strasberg Film Festival is an initiative set up by the Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute to encourage students to create and showcase their self-produced short films. The festival is open to all current students and alumni of LSTFI. We are proud to announce that we are now accepting submissions for the fourth annual Lee Strasberg Film Festival – to be held online this winter!

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.
Cary Elwes
Cary Elwes


“I came here thinking I knew it all about acting, indeed I’ve never felt so grateful to be so wrong. My time at the Institute was a life changing experience, a revival. The teachers just know what they do, and how to do it.”

– Sybille Wehrli

Students on bench reading paper


Lee Strasberg