Film & TV
Lesson time 10:49 min
In this case study, Natalie and Tanya share how they prepared for Natalie’s role in “Jackie” as First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy.
Topics include: Study the Particularities of Your Character's Dialect • Notice Where the Breaths and Hesitations Are • Study the Way Your Character's Voice Shifts Over Time
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
It should have more assignments and interaction
finding the thought interesting of putting desire behind ones eyes, will try that in the next movie. It's not like she's telling stuff that is super new to a working actor, but she seems so honest and is so sympathetic, it's joy watching the Masterclass!
I truly don't think you could have picked a better person to talk about acting. Natalie went into extensive details in so many different areas. I never realized how complex acting was but I feel better informed.
Natalie's insight on the acting process, how she approaches developing every role she plays, and her advice and tips on acting were extremely helpful.