Welcome to The Lee Strasberg Institute in Los Angeles Upcoming Events page! Events include: screenings, student performances, Q&A’s, lectures, and upcoming plays. You can find theatre events near you from the Institute, our in-house theatre company, Sixty-Six Theater, and other live theatre performances. Many events are free and open to the public. Find more information below.
And if you’re interested in renting a venue for your next reading, production or film screening, check out our Theatre Rentals page. The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute in Los Angeles boasts 2 larger theatre spaces–The Marilyn Monroe Theatre, a 99-seat theatre with a drop-down screen for film screenings and Stage Lee, a 49-seat black box theatre. The Institute also has a fully functional Soundstage. The Institute is conveniently located in West Hollywood on Santa Monica Blvd, just West of Fairfax Ave.
Each 12-Week session, all new students present a mid-term scene. New students select a scene partner and work throughout the session on the scene in their Method Acting class. At the end of week 8, students showcase the scenes to their fellow actors, teachers, and administration. Consequently, students are encouraged to meet with Creative Director, David Lee Strasberg for feedback on their performance. This is a great opportunity for new student actors to get on stage. In addition to getting…Find out more »
Once a term David Strasberg hosts a Master Class for current student actors. Students have the opportunity to join this exclusive class which is only open to 16 students each term. During the class, David will lead students through sensory and relaxation exercises. Students will also be able to present scenes or monologues for feedback and adjustments. Current Strasberg students, keep an eye out for an email announcing the Master Class. Only the first 16 to respond will be able…Find out more »
Strasberg and Picture's Up doing cool things! PICTURE’S UP! is a film festival that has judges from all parts of the entertainment business; from Managers, Producers and Studio Execs, to working Actors and Screenwriters. We want our filmmakers to have their work exposed to people who’ve been where they are now and can offer insight into navigating this business.Judges:Vincent D'OnofrioDavid StrasbergMichael ImperioliJohn C Hall CASH PRIZE! FILMMAKER PERKS! Picture’s Up! has a $500 Grand Prize for the festival’s winning film…Find out more »
New student orientation for the Spring 2020 term is Friday, April 3 at 1PM. All students starting the 12-week program, One-Year Conservatory or Two-Year Conservatory should report to the Institute (7936 Santa Monica Blvd--on the corner of Santa Monica Blvd and Hayworth) before 1PM. Before Orientation you will complete new student enrollment forms. During Orientation the Administrative staff will go over rules and regulations. David Lee Strasberg will welcome you to the Institute. This will also be a chance to…Find out more »