Film & TV
Lesson time 08:11 min
Natalie sees improvisation as the opportunity to create. She’ll teach you how to engage with your environment, be alert, and actively listen.
Topics include: Engage With Your Environment • Listen Carefully; React Accordingly • Discuss Boundaries With Your Costars • Talk With Your Camera Operator About Where You Can Go
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
Different techniques, and how to use a set and props. Working with different coaches to build your character.
This class has immensely prepared me for not only my performance opportunities in college, but my future job. I've learned so much information that I will never forget.
"When you're terrified, that's always a good reason to do something." I love that you created Jackie's character by watching where she breathes.
Natalie Portman is brilliant in this class. Its gratifying to see how she integrates real humanity into her art.