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Strasberg Emmys 2019

This week saw the unveiling of the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards nominees with Strasberg alumni showing up in two categories. Both Rachel Brosnahan and John Leguizamo return...

Olya Mikhaylova: Leaning an Instrument

“The more I was doing it, the more alive I felt,” says Olya Mikhaylova. This Strasberg alumna loved growing up surrounded by the Moscow theatre scene and the ...

Kelli O’Hara – Kiss Kate Goodbye

Last Sunday marked the end of The Roundabout Theatre Company’s production of Kiss Me Kate. The production closed its run with the best week of its entire run, filling S...

Rachel Sussman: Making Art With Pride

Strasberg alumna Rachel Sussman is re-shaping the theatre landscape. From co-founding The MITTEN LAB, a nonprofit emerging theatre artist residency, to producing the 2016...

Geoffrey Horne: A True Emotional Life

“In my career, there’s two people who I studied acting with who said things to me that were pivotal.” Alec Baldwin says at the end of his interview with beloved Str...

Liana Sonenclar: A Five Star Review

Actress/Playwright/Strasberg Alumna Liana Sonenclar is at it again with the latest addition to her body of work. Five Star D-A-D tells the story of a father coming in ter...

The Bittersweet Road to Sweetbitter

The life of an actor was never in the cards for Strasberg alumna Erica Pappas. Only considering acting as a hobby, teenage Erica applied to New York University on a whim ...

Alumni Spotlight: Max Weinstein

This past January, NYU Tisch at Strasberg alumnus Max Weinstein traveled to Shanghai to appear as Greg in a Baayork Lee-directed production of A Chorus Line.  This inter...

Liana Sonenclar Writes Her Own Story

Before This New Year, an original play by Liana Sonenclar, has been on the fast track for success.  Sonenclar’s play found its roots at Tisch, where a small reading fe...

Alumni Spotlight: Dan Shaked

Since leaving Strasberg, alumnus Dan Shaked has had an illustrious career on stage and screen. Shaked has been featured in works such as How to Follow Strangers with Ilan...

Alumni Spotlight: Rebecca Knox

Born to Colombian and German parents, Rebecca Knox was born and raised in New York and immersed in the arts from a young age.  After her grandmother began taking her to ...

Carla Stickler: Defying Gravity

Strasberg alumna Carla Stickler has certainly made a name for herself since her time as a student behind the red doors. Stickler is widely acclaimed for her work as a tea...

Brave Bryn Carter Soars to New Heights

“I was fortunate to be in a really open, loving group 1C,” actress Bryn Carter says of her first year as a student at Tisch at Strasberg.  “We still use #1CLove wh...

Method Viennoise

“The movie felt like a sick baby to me – a beautiful, inspiring, sick little baby that needed help,” Sabrina Worsch says of her work on Loslassen (Letting Go).  Af...

Strasberg Alumni Cultivate New Work

Laura Holland first came in contact with Paige Esterly during their time at Tisch.  What started out as Laura reaching out to Paige with an interest to read some of the ...

Lady Gaga’s Star Shines on Stage & Screen

Lady Gaga, an alumna of Strasberg’s Young Actors program, announced her residency at the MGM Park Theatre on August 9 via her Instagram.  Lady Gaga: Enigma will featur...

Strasberg Alumni Rack Up Emmy Nominations

This fall, the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards will honor those who shine brightest in television.  Three Strasberg alumni have been honored with nominations this year.  Rac...

RECENT ALUMNI CREATING THEIR OWN WORK

Many alumni from The Actor’s Studio and LSTFI have moved on to make incredible careers for themselves in the entertainment industry. Behind every success story, there i...

Alumni-Packed Production of Fool for Love!

On March 17th an alumni-packed production of Fool for Love, directed by Shaun Peknic, will  open and  run through Saturday. For a play filled with highly complex relati...

Strasberg Talks with Vincent D’Onofrio

This week the incredible Vincent D’Onofrio, actor and frequent guest teacher at LSTFI came and spoke to current students and alumni. This talk was part of a series call...

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