Having parents who produced some of Canada’s largest events, Larissa comes by her penchant for planning naturally, her own event production career including A Gala Evening with Mikhail Baryshnikov, The Northern Alberta International Children’s Festival, the Alberta Ballet House and Garden Tour and the Alberta Film and Television Awards.
She approaches each wedding as production and her experience as a professional dancer, choreographer, actress, television producer, and award-winning filmmaker imbue her work with a sense of dramatic flair. Larissa has also written the best selling travel book Costa Rica The Bradt Travel Guide (available in English and Russian). She is the co-creator of Estilo Weddings magazine and the driving force behind the formation of the Association of Destination Wedding Professionals in Costa Rica.
Fun fact – Larissa was the captain of York University’s first varsity women’s fencing team