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
This class has helped me restore confidence in myself that I can accomplish my vision for my own art pieces and that I have a better understanding of what acting is.
Beyond Exceptional. Lots of take aways. Spontaneous . Highly informative.Love it. See my quality feedback in chapter20. email@example.com
It helped me gain more insight on what it is like to act, what it is like for a woman in the film Industry and how they are treated. It also taught me new skills and how to apply them to myself not just for acting but for real life scenarios.
I can't wait to start watching movies again after watching Natalie Portman's Masterclass. Even though I am not planning on being an actor, I found every one of her segments to be fascinating. You could tell she put a lot of time into the preparation and examples. I loved learning about how she studies for roles and learns accents. Fascinating.