Laura Van Yck, also known under the artist name “Alushira”, is an actress, model, singer and artist with Belgian/Russian roots. Raised in a very small town in Belgium, she moved to Los Angeles to pursue acting professionally. She started her acting training at age 13 in a local drama school in Belgium. In LA, Laura has won multiple awards for her performances in films and can be seen in various music videos and web series as well. Laura is a regular actor at Zombie Joes Underground Theater Group, a BlackBox theater that mainly focuses on horror-themed and immersive shows. There, she has worked as a dancer, host, scare actor and movement performer. In addition to acting, she was professionally trained as an opera singer and has performed on various occasions. She models in her free time and worked with various photographers, but occasionally takes her own portraits as well. As an actress, she uses her regular name, but publishes her creative photography and artworks under the name “Alushira”. They all feature the same character with black eyes as her distinguishing mark.