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STRASBERG ALUMNUS ADAM BAKRI STARRING OPPOSITE KEIRA KNIGHTLY

Palestinian actor Adam Bakri has enjoyed extraordinary success both on stage and screen since his time at The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute. His feature film debut was as the titular character in 2013’s Oscar-nominated Omar, which saw him as a war-torn lover & baker in the West Bank. Following a string of other successes, Bakri is now starring in Official Secrets as Yasar Gun. Adam Bakri’s A-List co-stars in Official Secrets include Keira Knightley,...

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.  Rachel Brosnahan has been nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Laura Dern is up for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie for her work in The Tale, and Alec Baldwin is vying for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy...

NYU AT STRASBERG ALUM, DYLAN TASHJIAN, BUILDS A FOUNDATION IN HICKORY, NORTH CAROLINA

Written by Strasberg Alumni, William Brockman   All across the country, small communities find themselves in a similar situation.  There simply isn’t enough money in the budget to keep theatre programs running full steam ahead.  NYU Strasberg grad Dylan Tashjian wanted to find a creative way to confront this issue head on, and give the local community he grew up in the funding it needs to succeed.  Tashjian along with co-founders Robert Fuller and Jordan Makant founded...

Spring 2018 Conservatory Performance

The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute Presents: Spring 2018 Conservatory Performance Directed by Lorca Peress & Matthew Gregory Group 1: June 13 & 15 | 7 PM Group 2: June 14 & 16 | 7 PM The Marilyn Monroe Theatre Industry Showcase: June 20 | 6 PM The Lee Strasberg Theater 115 East 15th Street New York 10003 Tickets are free of charge!   FEATURING: Group 1 – Directed by Lorca Peress Kabir Bery Andrey Tchaikovsky Ryan Cobb Rodrigo Marques Te’ena Klein Francesca Ravera Fawn Damara Robson Andrea Claudio Russo Marte Ingvild Stordahl Garine Useche Abouj Group 2...

WINTER CONSERVATORY PERFORMANCE 2018

The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute Presents: WINTER 2018 CONSERVATORY PERFORMANCE Directed By Ted Zurkowski March 24 | 5pm & 8pm | General Public Performance March 28 | 6pm | Industry Showcase Performance The Marilyn Monroe Theatre   The Lee Strasberg Theater 115 East 15th Street New York 10003 www.strasberg.com Tickets are free of charge FEATURING Almir Kurtic Miles Takeo Mikada Lobo Jordyn Moone Alessandro Tramet Zachariah Sky Messaoud TECHNICAL TEAM Producing Manager – Haydn Díaz Production Stage Manager – Rafaella Rossi Technical Director/Production Designer – Pope Jackson...

Noam Tomaschoff’s web series, Hostess, is now featured on Funny or Die.

Alumni Focus: Noam Tomaschoff Photo from Hostess, DP. Cory Fraiman-Lott Actor, writer, director and graduate of NYU Strasberg Noam Tomaschoff is a multitalented, hardworking ball of artistic energy. Since graduation from the Practicum program in 2014, Noam has been consistently working. He’s acted in theater tours, worked on film projects and is constantly generating his own material through his production company The Focus Group, that him and his working partner, Chelsea Frei created and run together. Most...

2017 CLIFFORD ODETS ENSEMBLE PLAY COMMISSION ARTISTS ANNOUNCED

Lucy Thurber receives The Clifford Odets Ensemble Play Commission for The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute® Jenna Worsham receives the Lee Strasberg Directing Fellowship NEW YORK, APRIL 7 - The Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute (LSTFI) with The Lee Strasberg Creative Center in collaboration with NYU Tisch School of the Arts’ Undergraduate Department of Drama will present a new work by playwright, Lucy Thurber, this year’s recipient of The Clifford Odets Ensemble Play Commission, May...

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 is a unique trajectory. For many, this path has included writing, directing and the creation of original work. For example, Chazz Palminteri, lifetime member of the Actor’s Studio, kickstarted his career with a one-man show he wrote and starred in called The Bronx Play in 1989 which he would...

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 relationships, beautiful language and passion, Shaun Peknic, an experienced and incredible theatre maker, has assembled quite the team. For a little insight on the process of this production, I spoke to Erica Pappas, who plays May in this production. Erica Pappas is a recent graduate of the NYU Strasberg program....