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2 Year Conservatory – LA Campus



This program offers students a broad-based and in-depth performing arts education with a core in Method Acting training. The program consists of four major areas of focus: Method Acting, Voice & Movement, History, and Professional Development.

The program requires 72 weeks (six 12-Week full-time sessions) of dedicated training and full-time study. Upon successful completion of the Two-Year Professional Acting Conservatory Program (including a Two-Year Culminating Performance), students will receive a formal Certificate of Merit.


Tuition for the Two-Year Conservatory provides students with three payment options: lump sum, one-year installments, or 12-Week installments. Installments require the non-refundable registration fee to be paid with each payment. Paying in a lump sum locks you into the current tuition rate and saves you the additional registration fee payments.

* A non-refundable registration fee is applied each session. $150 Domestic Students, $250 International Students.
** A non-refundable materials fee of $100 due in first session.
*** A non-refundable Student Tuition Recovery Fund (STRF) fee is applied to tuition.
**** Additional fees may be applied to all tuition fees.
SAG/AFTRA members receive a 10% tuition discount


The Two-Year Conservatory (Certificate Program) in Los Angeles consists of six 12-Week sessions of full-time study (22 classroom hours a week) and includes the following course requirements. Courses vary by session. Please see Classes for a full list of potential class offerings.

Acting Technique (Major Area) : 72 Credits
History & Criticism : 10 Credits
Voice and Movement : 24 Credits
Professional Development Electives : 8 Credits
Free Electives : 18 Credits
Totals : 132 Credits

*Credit awarded in the Conservatory program does not count toward the 2-year AOS degree program.

Spring 2021: April 5-June 253/3/21 Update

The Lee Strasberg Institute announces that Spring 2021 term classes will begin with fully online instruction, per State & Local guidance. Los Angeles will offer limited in-person/hybrid classes for Spring once permitted.

Click here for Spring schedule in New York City. | Click here for the Spring schedule 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 for at least 2 weeks (25% capacity). Los Angeles remains in purple.