Film & TV
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.
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
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 helped me to acknowledge and find a relationship with every character in the scene and not think about just my emotional state.
More practical lessons like the one on the movie set
It was very insightful, interesting and useful! Natalie is wonderful and creative! I would love to work with her in the future!
I've learned how to delve deeper into delevoping a character and that acting is truly made up of joy and tring new things and making mistakes on the way.