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Alumni Spotlight: Marquise Simmons

Veteran and LSTFI Alumnus, Marquise Simmons, has not let 2020 slow him down. From SEAL Team on CBS to award winning short films, Simmons has been working hard in the film and TV industry.

Alumni Spotlight: Michelle Twarowska

With training from LSTFI, Groundlings Improv, and life experience as a professional dancer and model, it seems there is nothing Michelle Twarowska cannot do.

Associates Degree Program Finishes First Year

AOS Degree students and faculty reflect on the first year of the inaugural class of the Associate’s Degree program at LSTFI Los Angeles. Enrollment is open for the AOS Degree class of 2022.

Faculty Spotlight: Leah Zhang

Leah Zhang, actress and movement instructor at LSTFI LA, stars in a new short film “Red Ladies” that is dominating the festival circuit.

Student Spotlight: Mónique Ray

Monique Ray, acting conservatory student, Army Veteran, and mother of two, has taken Method Acting classes online only. She has been thus far thrilled with the results.

In-Person vs. Online Acting Classes

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There are pros and cons to both online and in-person acting classes. However, given the unique circumstances of today, there are distinct advantages to online learning.

Alumni Spotlight: Ingrid Jean-Baptiste

Ingrid posing on a street

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.

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.