Film & TV
Lesson time 06:51 min
Natalie shares three performances by actors who have inspired her, breaking down thow they use physical movement to reveal character in surprising ways.
Topics include: Use Real Life Accidents: A Woman Under the Influence • Try the Unexpected: Before the Devil Knows You're Dead • Find Interesting Gestures for the In-Between Moments: The Deer Hunter
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 loved her repeated advice to play nice with the other children -- and that acting is really about empathy. That's a cool viewpoint. She's a kind person. Appreciated all of her tips.
I've completed a few master classes and this was the best. Natalie shares so much information, very detailed and she is so clearly passionate about what she does, but wanting to really benefit others also. Very inspiring!
I feel more confident, and understanding of the artistry of acting. I learned a lot from someone I really look up to. I aspire to be able to apply what I have picked up from this class.
It's Good to realize that even the best at something have gone trough a path of lifechanging moments that led them where they are now. It give's us prospective of our own lifechanging moments.