Larissa is well-known in Malta for her television work. She trained at the prestigious American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Los Angeles graduating in 2007 with an Associate’s Degree in acting. She featured in Saul: The Journey to Damascusas Ester which premiered in Canada in late 2014 and was also aired on Rai TV in the same year. Larissa has also featured alongside Colm Meaney in A Dangerous Arrangement (2015) and played a CIA agent in Michael Bay's film 13 hours (2016). Larissa won the award for Best Performance for her role in Don't We All at the Malta Cine Cinema National Film Competition 2013. A dancer with fourteen years’ experience in ballet and classically trained soprano, she has performed in various musicals at the Manoel Theatre, Malta. The Maltese actress was selected to play the younger version of Christina Ratcliffe, in the musical play Star of Strait Street by Philip Glassborow that had its world premiere April 2017. She also graduated from the University of Malta obtaining a bachelor's degree in Psychology and is currently reading a Masters in Theatre Studies and Performance.