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Mid-Wilshire Inspiration

The heart of our mission at VoyageLA is to find the amazing souls that breathe life into our city. In the recent weeks we’ve had the privilege to connect with some of Mid-Wilshire’s (and K-Town, WeHo, Mid-City) finest artists, creatives, entrepreneurs and rabble rousers and we can’t begin to express how impressed we are with our city’s incredibly deep talent pool.  Check out the area’s rising stars below.

Ryan O’Shea

The short version is that I started out as an actor, and while pursuing my MFA in Acting at Florida Atlantic University, I was introduced to Fitzmaurice Voicework and decided that I’d like to teach voice to other actors once I finished my degree. Read more>>

Ludovica Isidori

I have always loved movies. I still remember when I went to the movie theater to watch “Farewell, my concubine” with my mother. I was about 6 or 7 years old. But I can say that I stumbled upon film-making – and cinematography in particular – almost by accident. Read more>>

Jordan Van Clief

I started being funny when I was 21, or at least, that was the first time a professional told me I was funny and not just weird. I ran with that and moved to LA to become what is known as an actor. I really wanted to perform, and like many adept actors, I started creating my own work. Read more>>

Maya Adrabi

I initially wanted to pursue a career in acting. I was waiting tables, taking classes, sat for headshots a bunch of times, and loved it, but was feeling pretty stagnant in my life. There wasn’t enough forward movement and it really began to feel like I was spinning my wheels. Read more>>

Trey Haley

I always new i had a knack for the arts. growing up in North Texas (born & raised in Arlington,TX) I played the viola, trumbone and keyboards by ear. I initially thought i’d ultimately be in the music business, but my Junior/Senior year of high school i started find a huge fascination with the process of creating movies. Read more>>

Reena Gauchan

I came to the US to study Physical Therapy from Nepal in 1989. 6 years before I came I gave a birth to a boy who had a complication during birth that resulted to his brain damage & became physically challenged (with Cerebral Palsy). Read more>>

Stefanie Blase

I started modeling at the raw age of 15. Modeling came natural to me, as I stood 5’10 & had a personality ready to take on the world. (….and I did) 😉 I knew being a pretty face wouldn’t last forever… so I decided to start my agency after 9-10 years of being a model. Read more>>

Elizabeth O’Neil

Founded in 1941, Variety the Children’s Charity of Southern California is dedicated to inspiring hope, enriching lives and building a better future for the children of Southern California. We’re one of the leading chapters of Variety International – The Children’s Charity. Read more>>

Federico Cancello

I grew up in Modena, Italy and started played soccer at a very young age (very stereotypical, I know)! I played for about 15 years, 2 of which in the in Pro Soccer League. It was truly an amazing experience and I definitely learned a lot from it, ranging from the value of teamwork to the importance of having great work ethic, consistency, and determination. Read more>>

Kenta Seki

I was born & raised in the city of San Gabriel, and my career in the fitness industry began when I fell in love with Yoga when I was about 9 years old. I thought it looked cool and started practicing it all the time, and even made it the focus of my High School Senior Project. Read more>>

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