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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.

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