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Alumni Spotlight: Ingrid Jean-Baptiste

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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.

Laura Dern: Awards Season Queen

In 2020, LSTFI alumna Laura Dern was nominated for over 25 awards! Dominating this year’s season, Dern was celebrated at countless ceremonies – including The Oscars!

Alumni Spotlight: Nate Boyer

Nate Boyer is a former Green Beret and Pro-Football player for the Seattle Seahawks. Find out how he found his way to LSTFI and how The Method has helped his acting career.

Shani Atias: Work Hard Over and Over Again

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Alumna Shani Atias shares the importance of discipline and hard work in an acting career. Her training at LSTFI has helped her tap into her self and connect with her characters.

Alumni Spotlight: Jeff Bosley

Seasoned actor Jeff Bosley cherishes the time he spent at The Institute. For every role, he looks to his Method Acting toolbox to find sensory exercises that work for him.

All Roads Point to LSTFI

LSTFI alumni Kevin Anton has added a new project to his resume: the Showtime limited series The Loudest Voice.

Shainu Bala: Always Learning

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.

Adam Sandler: Uncut Gems

The newest crime thriller from writer/director duo Josh and Benny Safdie, Uncut Gems stars LSTFI alumnus Adam Sandler.

Alumni on The Method

Alumni of The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute have been using The Method for over 50 years! Here is what a few of them have to say about it.

Marthilia Svarna: Storytelling in New Languages

Alumna Marthilia Svarna uses her Strasberg training to branch out, collaborate, and write her own stories. Her play “Our Basement” has been translated into Greek and is now showing in Athens!

Nives Bogad: Thanks For The Memories

Nives Bogad, an LSTFI alumna who completed her conservatory training in 2012 has since discovered the value of self promotion, marketing, and being true to yourself in this tough career field.

50th Anniversary Group Photo

On October 18, 2019, the student body, staff, faculty, and alumni of The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute gathered for a group photo commemorating The Institute’s 50th Anniversary!

Fall 20208/5 Update: Online

The Lee Strasberg Institute announces that fall semester classes will begin with fully online instruction, per State & Local guidance. (Los Angeles is preparing for outdoor in-person instruction once permitted.)

Click here for Fall online classes in New York City. | Click here for Fall online classes for Los Angeles.

The Institute is also offering new short-term online only classes. See Online Acting