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.
“I can say that going to The Lee Strasberg Institute was one of the best things I’ve decided to do in my life!”
– Gabriela Duarte
- Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute faculty Ron Navarre and Madeline Jaye discuss the transition to online Movement classes - and how actors can stay active at home!
- Read all about Method Actor Lainie Kazan's incredible break into the industry - and the classes she's teaching at LSTFI!
- LSTFI alumnus Jason Lee gave us the inside scoop on his latest role in Eighty 12 and his take on managing expectations during the current COVID-19 quarantine.