Larissa Allen attended Waikato University, graduating with a Bachelor of Communications with a double major in Public Relations and Marketing. Over her career she has worked with many brands and companies and is no stranger to marketing for screen, with one of her first clients being Sony Pictures.
Larissa was first bit with the ‘creative bug’ when she acted in her first theatre production at seven years old. Since then, Larissa has worked as an actor, writer, director and producer in professional theatre with the likes of Stuart Devenie, and more recently on screen in television and films; Once more with Muchness, The Man she Weeps, Ahikaroa, The Final Farewell and Joyless Pussies.
Larissa has been privileged to work with and learn from some exceptional practitioners including; Peter Feeney, Lisa Chappel, Jennifer Ward-Lealand, Vincent Ward, Jonathon Borough, and many more.
Larissa values staying ahead of industry expectations and developments and places importance on education, taking part in regular Directing and Acting workshops as well as completing a Diploma in Screen Production.
Larissa is proud to be juggling motherhood and business and is passionate about promoting female’s prospering in the screen industry. Larissa is excited to merge her skills with her passion, to develop unique content that’s enjoyed by audiences all around the world.