Arts & Entertainment
Lesson time 07:43 min
Real-life resources are invaluable for developing your character. Natalie explains how historical research, documentaries, and even YouTube videos can help you understand your character’s motivations and behavior.
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
I enjoyed Natalie's class. It was insightful and interesting
That what an amazing Masterclass ! The one I preferred by far from all the ones I watched.
This was just amazing. I learned so much and will take this with me throughout my career in acting.
This was amazing. Would love to see more actors on Masterclass!! loved the behind the scenes and craft of Hollywood.