Arts & Entertainment
Getting to Know Your Character
Lesson time 07:28 min
To fully embody a character, you first need to gain a thorough understanding of what makes them tick. Natalie teaches you how to dig for illuminating details, create a personal timeline, and analyze influential relationships.
Students give MasterClass an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars
Topics include: Develop a Timeline for Your Character • Map Relationships With Others • Find the Details That Make Your Character Unique • Don't Judge Your Character
About the Instructor
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