Film & TV
Lesson time 07:28 min
In this case study, Natalie reveals how she prepared for her role in “Black Swan” as a ballerina losing her grip on reality, which included training with a ballet instructor for months.
Topics include: Accept the Constraints of Your Body • Communicate Your Limits to Avoid Injury • Relate the Physical to the Emotional State
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
Listening to all details and insights that Natalie has gone over, has sparked a lot of ideas for me about the roles that I'm currently preparing for. Thank You Natalie and Thank You Masterclass !
the content was very good, I knocked on one point because I thought some more practical lessons could be included - like the improvisation lesson which was brilliant. thanks a lot
Active Empathy. Natalie guides you to be a more grounded and giving actor.
I've completed a few master classes and this was the best. Natalie shares so much information, very detailed and she is so clearly passionate about what she does, but wanting to really benefit others also. Very inspiring!