Rachel Bailit, an alumna and faculty member at The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute, has taught a variety of classes including Method Acting, Production Class, Improvisation, Acting for Film & TV, Scene Study, Theater History, Solo Show Production, and the Legacy class.
In 2017, David Lee Strasberg and Rachel taught a seminar in Boston. Rachel has since expanded the teaching of Method Acting in Boston and online at Boston Casting.
Rachel is a Museum Educational Consultant for Affective and Physical Engagement with Art at The Getty Museum. She created a tour which she conducts titled “Sense Memory and Art”. Rachel teaches “Acting for Animators” at Dreamworks Animation, Warner Animation Group, and The Animation Guild. She introduced Method Acting as a guest speaker and teacher at The Shanghai Theater Academy’s International Forum on Actor Training and Education in 2018. Rachel also created classes for Military and Veterans at SAG-AFTRA where she currently serves on The Military Committee.
Rachel performed her acclaimed one-woman show, Sugar Happens, directed by David Lee Strasberg for five years in Los Angeles, including The Comedy Central Stage, and at St. Luke’s Theatre in New York City. Her current acting credits include Diary of a Spy (2022), Stay Sane and The Shade. She played the role of “Nikki” in Paramount’s Festival In Cannes directed by Henry Jaglom and acted in The Grinch Who Stole Christmas directed by Ron Howard.