Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute

The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute (originally the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute) is an acting school founded in 1969 by actor, director, and acting teacher Lee Strasberg. The Institute is located in Union Square on East 15th Street, also known as Lee Strasberg Way, in New York, New York. The school has a secondary campus located in Los Angeles, California.

Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute
Lee Strasberg Institute in 2011
Formation1969
TypeDrama school
HeadquartersNew York City, New York
Region served
United States
Websitestrasberg.edu

For more than 40 years, the Institute has held a partnership with New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, where students can earn a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree.[1] The Institute is under the artistic direction of Anna Strasberg, Lee Strasberg's widow.[2] Students at the Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute learn method acting, an acting technique created and developed by Strasberg.[3]


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