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YAS SPOTLIGHT: Olivia Colilli

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“It’s one of those movies that makes you want to jump into the scene. Watching it reminds me why I love to act. A magical experience every time.”

-Olivia Colilli, Young Actors at Strasberg alumna

WHAT MADE YOU WANT TO BECOME AN ACTOR?
The Italian movie Life is Beautiful. To me it’s one of the most iconic movies to have ever been made. I can watch it so many times and every time something else will stand out to me. It’s one of those movies that makes you want to jump into the scene. Watching it reminds me why I love to act. A magical experience every time.

WHO’S YOUR INSPIRATION?
Audrey Hepburn. Audrey Hepburn. Audrey Hepburn. No explanation needed, she’s brilliant.

WHATS AN INTERESTING FACT OR QUALITY ABOUT YOURSELF?
I speak fluent italian.

Olivia Colilli is a student of The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute’s Young Actors at Strasberg program. Learn more about Young Actors at Strasberg here.

Winter 202111/1 Update: Online

The Lee Strasberg Institute announces that Winter 2021 term classes will begin with fully online instruction, per State & Local guidance.

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

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

Please note that the State of California color-coded reopening system does not permit any in-person instruction until the County is at least in the red tier (25% capacity). Los Angeles remains in purple.