Film & TV
Lesson time 03:45 min
Using well-known films and performances, Natalie guides you through exercises to help you analyze a character arc, conduct character research, and dissect a director’s approach.
Topics include: Assignment 1: Character • Assignment 2: Scripts • Assignment 3: Research • Assignment 4: Directors
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
Learning the insights of the business and a working actor is incredible as it is something an institute will not teach. It has more power because it comes from a voice with experience. Thank you so much for making me believe it is possible even though I do not have an education in acting.
Very good class! It covered many topics and explained very well each different techniques and experiences that she had.
As a serious actor I always thrive to continue to learn more and stay inspired and learning from the one and only Natalie was such a joy and I feel very grateful for all the incredible knowledge that she shared. Watching this just makes Thank you.
Excellent!!! LOVED Natalie's style of teaching.