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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.

STUPID F##KING BIRD

stupid bird student production

Sort of adapted from Anton Chekhov’s The Seagull, Stupid F##king Bird stages a timeless battle between young and old, past and present, in search of the true meaning of it all.

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.

KODACHROME

Welcome to Colchester, a small town where everybody knows each other and the pace of life allows the pursuit of love to take up as much space as it needs.

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!

WHAT OF THE NIGHT

what of the night student production

What of the Night is a prophecy about the effects of greed and poverty on American life. A Pulitzer Prize finalist in 1990, today that prophecy feels perhaps more urgent than ever before.

Faculty Spotlight: Goya Robles

LSTFI Teacher Goya Robles, known for his portrayal of Yago on EPIX’s Get Shorty shares the importance of passion and dedication in the career of acting.

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!

Stanislavsky’s The Three Sisters

Among our 50th Anniversary celebrations, the school invited Dr. Sergei Tcherkasski from Russia to conduct a two-week long masterclass, culminating in a production of the final act of Chekhov’s The Three Sisters.