Film & TV
Lesson time 09:22 min
When preparing for roles that involve a foreign language, accent, or dialect, Natalie works with her dialect coach, Tanya Blumstein. In this lesson, Natalie and Tanya demonstrate how they collaborate to shape the voice of a character.
Topics include: Warm Up With Vowel Sounds • Build on Your Character's Place of Origin • Learn From Primary Sources • Ways to Work Independently
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 really took away the idea that the placement of your breath is very important and can hold a great deal of meaning. It is something I plan to be more aware of in the future.
Hey, I enjoyed this Master Class, thank you very much for sharing all the useful information and giving us, students so many useful tips. Love love love
Natalie Portman is brilliant in this class. Its gratifying to see how she integrates real humanity into her art.
What a great class! Natalie was so real and authentic. I have learned so much from her. She makes the process approachable and gives excellent insight!