From his base in New York, Lee
Strasberg trained several generations of theatre and film's most illustrious talents, including Anne Bancroft, Dustin Hoffman, Montgomery Clift, Marlon Brando, James Dean, Julie Harris, Paul Newman, Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, director Elia Kazan
and Marilyn Monroe.
"I saw that what she looked like
was not what she really was, and what was going on inside her was
not what was going on outside, and that always means there may be
something to work with. In Marilyn's case, the reactions were
phenomenal. She can call up emotionally what is required for a
scene. Her range is infinite."
-- Lee Strasberg,
creator-director of the Actors Studio
What can Lee Strasberg teach the modern actor? The Lee
Notes reproduces the original teachings of a unique voice in
training for the very first time, presenting an enlightening
to today’s practitioners. [Read