A British actress and voice-over artist, Larissa Houghton began training at the age of 11, studying: Acting,Singing, and Dance at LIPA 4:19, where she dedicated 8 years to training at the LIPA youth academy. During this time Larissa also undertook extra private drama sessions, and obtained her LAMDA qualifications up to Grade 6.
Larissa studied A-Levels in: Drama(A), Dance(B), and B-Tec Musical Theatre (Distinction). After leaving college she auditioned for MSA (Manchester School of Acting), where she remains a student to date.
Not only does she have a wealth of experience in acting, she also has a huge love and passion for the craft. Larissa has worked professionally since the age of 16 (performing alongside Stephen Gately in 'Joseph And His Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat' at The Empire Theatre in Liverpool).
More recent credits to date are: Channel 4's 'Hollyoaks' as 'April', and BBC's 'Waterloo Road'. After working on multiple TV series Larissa landed her first role in a feature film (theatre released), playing the role of 'Kelly-Ann Cooper' alongside Richard E Grant and Martin Kemp in 'How to Stop Being a Loser"