One of the most talented actresses of her generation, Academy Award-winning actress Natalie Portman is renowned for the level of maturity, diligence, and intelligence she brings to her oftentimes waifish, broken characters. And in this, her first ever online acting class, she shares with budding actors her personal techniques to create compelling, complex characters and how to build your own creative process towards delivering a breakout performance.-rate
In his first online fashion design class, former Louis Vuitton director and 11-time CFDA Award winner Marc Jacobs joins MasterClass to share his hands-on process for creating avant garde, trendsetting styles for the past 30 years. Learn about his inspirations, his love of fabric, construction techniques, creating shapes and silhouettes, and how you can develop your own ideas from the first sketch to the final piece.-rate
As the first woman to be named chief photographer at Rolling Stone, Annie Leibovitz has shot some of the most iconic celebrity photographs in modern history, including the last portrait of John Lennon. In her first online photography class, Leibovitz shares her philosophy as an artist, telling a story through fascinating subjects and concepts, shooting with natural light, and bringing images to life in post-production.
Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and Academy Award-nominated screenwriter and director David Mamet teaches you how to write enthralling, gripping drama in this MasterClass. Here, he’ll show you how to look for themes in everyday life, create authentic dialogue and characters, and develop your own unique voice to create your masterpiece.-rate
Optimism, empathy, and genuineness are just a few of the reasons why Emmy Award-winning journalist Robin Roberts is America’s favorite broadcaster to wake up to as main anchor of Good Morning America. In this MasterClass, Robin teaches students how she seamlessly connects with people through lessons in communication, whether it’s in front of an audience, at work, or with those you love.-rate
One of the most influential fashion designers in the world, Diane von Furstenberg first created a storm in the fashion world with her iconic “wrap dress” in the 1970s. Now running a fashion and philanthropy empire worth $1.2 billion, DVF shares her self-made secrets to building a brand in her first online fashion MasterClass where you’ll learn how to create a visual identity, build loyalty, stay true to your vision, and launch your product.-rate
Known for her bold use of eclectic textures and materials, interior designer Kelly Wearstler’s style helped revolutionize modern American design when she shaped and redefined the look of luxury boutique hotels in the 2000s. Now, the award-winning designer joins MasterClass to teach you how to choose colors, materials, and textures with confidence and take risks to cultivate your own distinct style.-rate
The youngest undisputed World Chess Champion at age 22 and one the greatest chess players of all time, Garry Kasparov joins MasterClass to give a marathon course in the various chess strategies--including his favorite openings and advanced tactics—to help you develop the instincts and philosophies to become a stronger player.-rate
Former Disney CEO Bob Iger led one of the world’s most beloved brands to unprecedented success with the acquisitions of Pixar, Marvel, Lucasfilm, and 21st Century Fox. Here, in this MasterClass, Iger teaches you how to evolve your business and career by citing lessons, strategies, and case studies from his 45 years in media.-rate
The world’s preeminent classical violinist, Itzhak Perlman has performed for presidents, royals, and classical music audiences around the world. Now, the esteemed Juilliard instructor and 15-time Grammy Award winner brings his 60+ years of violin virtuosity to a wider populace for the first time through this MasterClass, where beginner and advanced students alike will learn fundamental techniques, develop playing styles, and incorporate effective practice strategies to improve violin playing skills.-rate
In her first online film class, two-time Oscar winning actress-turned-director Jodie Foster makes use of her unique experiences both in front of and behind the camera to teach you the fundamentals of the filmmaking process, from writing and storyboarding to shooting and editing. Jodie stresses that everybody has a story to tell and she’ll show you how to put it on screen.
Called "The most popular poet in America" by the New York Times, former U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins is one of America’s most accomplished contemporary poets. Known for his wit and romanticism of everyday things, Collins shares how to find your voice, explore subjects, and incorporate humor as he teaches students how to read, write, and appreciate poetry in this MasterClass.-rate
Legendary magicians Penn & Teller take you behind the curtain and teach you the tricks of their trade in this MasterClass. Whether you’re a budding magician or simply just want to impress your friends, learn the basic principles and psychological techniques of magic that are guaranteed to amaze audiences—at home or on stage.-rate
In this, her first ever online singing course, five-time Grammy Award-winning pop superstar Christina Aguilera joins MasterClass to teach budding singers how to find their voice, expand their range, and master the techniques that have made her one of the world's best-selling music artists and greatest singers of all time.