Film & TV
Lesson time 02:50 min
In her final lesson, Natalie encourages you to see acting as an exercise in empathy. As you step into your character’s shoes, she encourages you to be playful, not worry about making mistakes, and have fun above all else.
Topics include: Active Empathy
Natalie Portman began acting professionally at 12 and won an Oscar before she turned 30. As a self-taught actor, she uses personal techniques to create compelling, complex characters. In her first-ever acting class, Natalie shows how empathy is at the core of every great performance, how to bring real-life details into every role, and how to build your own creative process. Get ready for your breakout performance.
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Oscar-winning actor Natalie Portman shares the techniques at the heart of her acting process—and teaches you how to tackle your next role.Explore the Class
The class distilled a lot of the practical advice on acting in film and how to live life in a way that makes your art more meaningful. Very helpful masterclass!
Very good class! It covered many topics and explained very well each different techniques and experiences that she had.
Interesting masterclass by an excellent actress. Really enjoyed. Thank you for this gift.
I loved it! Nathalie is so kind and knowledgable of her work that it inspires people. I absolutely loved how she wrapped things up saying it's all about empathy! Stepping into another person's shoes is the essence of acting. Thank you :)