The Actors Studio is a membership organization for professional actors, theatre directors and playwrights at 432 West 44th Street between Ninth and Tenth avenues in the Hell's Kitchen neighborhood of Manhattan in New York City. It was founded on October 5, 1947, by Elia Kazan, Cheryl Crawford, and Robert Lewis, who provided training for actors who were members. 
The Actors Studio is partnered with Pace University to offer a 3-year Masters in Fine Arts (MFA) Degree at our Actors Studio Drama School (ASDS). For more information about this separate MFA Program, please visit Pace.edu/ASDS. The Actors Studio is thrilled to be partnered with Ovation TV who will produce INSIDE THE ACTORS STUDIO, the classroom and craft seminar from the Actors Studio Drama School’s MFA Program at Pace University.
The Actors Studio / New York. Located in the heart of the Theatre District in New York City, the Studio’s landmark structure on West 44th Street houses offices, rehearsal spaces, the Paul Newman Library, and a 99-seat theatre. Sessions are private, but the theatre opens to the public occasionally when our work is considered ready for an audience. These offerings are free to the public, however, donations are always welcome.
About Inside the Actors Studio The Emmy-award winning series Inside the Actors Studio, hosted and executive produced by James Lipton, welcomes actors, directors and writers to discuss their...
Catch up on classic Inside The Actors Studio episodes from your desktop. Founding members Elia Kazan, Cheryl Crawford, and Robert Lewis, conceived The Actors Studio in 1947 as a unique theatre workshop where professional actors, playwrights and directors gather together to work on their craft in private. Through moderated sessions, workshops and readings, The Actors Studio offers its members a dynamic, creative atmosphere, as well as a safe haven away from commercial pressures.
Inside the Actors Studio: Created by James Lipton. With James Lipton, Ellen Burstyn, Elena Kobylina, Bradley Cooper. Famous actors, directors and writers reminisce about their careers and the philosophy behind their craft.
Mar 2, 2020 · The Actors Studio moved from New School to Pace University in 2006, where Lipton served as dean emeritus, and in 2018, Lipton retired from the legendary show. "Inside the Actors Studio" was ...