Lily Lodge

Lily Lodge is the Director of Actors Conservatory. A graduate of Wellesley College, she trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London and became a member of Actors Studio in 1955. Before joining forces with Elaine Aiken, she taught at HB Studio and the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute. Ms. Lodge is also the Director of Private in Public, a not-for-profit theatrical organization founded with Elaine Aiken, which operates within Actors Conservatory.Ms. Lodge has appeared on Broadway, Off-Broadway, on television, on radio, and on tour. She pioneered new roles in plays and developed her own one-woman show, “Choices,” with Patricia Bosworth. She has served as Etiquette Consultant on many feature films, including Martin Scorcese’s “The Age of Innocence,” James Maugold’s “Kate and Leopold,” Mike Nichol’s “Mona Lisa Smile,” and Robert DeNiro’s “The Good Shepherd”.

“Acting is the most personal of crafts. The make-up of a human being – his physical,
mental and emotional habits – influence his acting to a much greater extent than
commonly realized.” – Lee Strasberg