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
Great advice from a great actress. I deeply admire Natalie as an actress and as a person. Let empathy rule the world!!
Very insightful and opened my mind to new ways of working with story arcs, the resources in the assignments are very helpful.
I am not currently working on any roles, but I love acting. It's been my dream for a long time, and this Masterclass was so helpful. Thank you!
Excellent!!! LOVED Natalie's style of teaching.