Visit the School
Our LA campus offers regular class audits, and our NY campus offers a regular Open House.
Come see what we are all about.
We offer a multitude of special events, guest speakers, and full fledged productions throughout the year. Check our calendar to see when you can see some of our students at work.
As the only acting school in the world that teaches Lee Strasberg’s work in its consummate form, The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute® is the home for all actors seeking to delve into Method Acting and its tradition of training some of the world’s most brilliant and truthful actors.
Our Mission Statement
The Lee Strasberg Theatre & FIlm Institute™ is dedicated to the ideals, values, and vision of Lee Strasberg’s innovative work, known throughout the world as The Method. Through actor training, outreach, and the preservation of archival materials, The Institute works to further the legacy of Lee Strasberg, train the world’s greatest actors, and maintain Lee’s place as a seminal figure in the great American theatre tradition.
Our AlumniOur alumni have found incredible success in the fields of Film, Television, & Stage. Of the many students who called Lee Strasberg their teacher, or the Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute their home, they all honor his legacy with their incredible work and talent.
“A teacher of mine at the school once told us that Lee Strasberg was the first person who made him feel that he was enough and that he was all he needed to be. That same teacher made me feel the same way.”
– Hamish Carmichael
- Alumna Sandy Sidhu gets personal with film industry self-care, booking roles, and social issues that she cares about. Read about her journey to the LSTFI here.
- Veteran and LSTFI Alumnus, Marquise Simmons, has not let 2020 slow him down. From SEAL Team on CBS to award winning short films, Simmons has been working hard in the film and TV industry.
- LSTFI alumna Paula J. Leon is seeking to bring BIPOC stories and art into the spotlight with her new website, Mi Voce y La Tuya.