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Method in Focus


Method in Focus is a 4-week online class that specializes in a more focused study of Method Acting. Each class will train a certain technique that every actor will face in their career. The Method in Focus course directly follows the previous month’s Master Class, as taught in our Online Acting Subscription.

Enrollment in Method in Focus requires previous study with LSTFI (Los Angeles campus, New York campus, or Method 101).

May’s Method in Focus: Character Creation

Find all 2021 Method in Focus dates here!

  • Method in Focus meets twice a week in either the morning or evening*:
    • Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10am-12pm PST or,
    • Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6pm-8pm PST
  • Taught by highly experienced Method Acting teachers from The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute.
  • Starts the first Tuesday of each month.
  • Limited class size!

The times listed reflect the Los Angeles (UTC-7) time zone. Click here to check class times in your own time zone!

*Please note that Method in Focus days & times may vary due to holidays and/or instructor availability, and are subject to change. Please refer to the Calendar for exact meeting dates for each topic.

See Class Descriptions here

  • January 2021: Emotional Memory
  • January 2021: Casting Director Workshop
    • Meets Sunday 10am-12pm PST**
    • Limited class size!
  • February 2021: Audition Technique
  • March 2021: Monologues
  • April 2021: Script Analysis/Scene Study
  • May 2021: Character Creation
  • June 2021: Scene Study for TV (Comedy)
  • July 2021: Animal Exercise

**Casting Director Workshops meet 4 times per month on either Saturday (intermediate) or Sunday (advanced). For admission to the Casting Director Workshop, students must upload a 1-2 minute monologue of your choice to YouTube and in the the link in your application form. You will then be placed either with casting director Paul Ruddy (Saturdays, 10am-12pm) or Thomas Sullivan (Sundays, 10am-12pm). Placements will be announced January 6, 2021.