Before The Label

Before launching her fashion label Lena Kasparian had an adventurous career working as a freelance model and actress. This has allowed Ms Kasparian to compile an extensive modelling portfolio and valuable industry experience. Throughout her career Lena Kasparian has landed  work in blockbuster movies, in which she had the opportunity to act alongside A list actors and celebrities. It is clear that Lena Kasparian has many skills and this blog will give you an insight into her multifaceted career.

Lena Kasparian began her career at the tender age of 17, Not to mention she was also running and managing one of the family jewellery boutiques in Parramatta,  Her acting and modeling career how ever was her real passion. She had various gigs for TV show Home and Away, commercials, catalogues and background acting roles in movies. Lena Kasparian had training at NIDA where she took several acting and drama classes. NIDA also known as The National Institute of Dramatic Arts is one of Australia’s leading institute for drama and arts as a result of their innovative and creative culture.

 Lena Kasparian modelling.

Lena Kasparian modelling.

 Lena Kasparian modelling.

Lena Kasparian modelling.

 Lena Kasparian photographed by D’Avino

Lena Kasparian photographed by D’Avino

 Lena Kasparian photographed by D’Avino

Lena Kasparian photographed by D’Avino

Lena Kasparian has had a number of gigs in her career, one of them being fashion editorial photo shoots. One of Lena Kasparian’s most stunning photo shoots were with Sydney based photography company. Lena Kasparian has worked for a Gatarade commercial with Olympic swimmer  Geoff Huegill playing the role of a news anchor through the MCTV management group. Lena has also shot a fun and comedic film clip with Comedian Anthony Salame in his Zeit w Zaatar video.

 Olympic swimmer Geoff Huegill and Lena Kasparian

Olympic swimmer Geoff Huegill and Lena Kasparian

 Backstage with Rhonda Burchmore

Backstage with Rhonda Burchmore

 Lena Kasparian with comedian Anthony Salame in his Zeit w Zaatar video.

Lena Kasparian with comedian Anthony Salame in his Zeit w Zaatar video.

 Lena Kasparain with comedian Anthony Salame in his Zeit w Zaatar video.

Lena Kasparain with comedian Anthony Salame in his Zeit w Zaatar video.

Lena Kasparian has also had the opportunity to work in many  movies  in the past decade the most recent including Backtrack and Mad Max Fury Road. Backtrack (2015) is thriller movie by acclaimed writer/director, Michael Petroni. Lena was on the Backtrack set  working 12 hour shifts alongside Adrien Brody. As parts of the movie was filmed in Sydney’s central station tunnels, Lena’s working hours were from 5pm to 5am, filming all throughout the night when trains were not in operation.

  Behind the scenes of Mad Max Fury Road.

 Behind the scenes of Mad Max Fury Road.

Lena Kasparian also landed a Gig as an extra and an featrured extra in the action packed film Mad Max Fury Road (2015). Lena Kasparian played the role of one of the wretched people, where she had to go through hair and make up every morning. The Cast and crew nick named her the "wretched Queen" becuase of her crown and cape, the makeup team were told to make her look less glamorous by the director, even as a  wretched.... she still looked fabulous. People all around the world inspired the hair and makeup for the extras in the movie as nomads and wrtech people of the desert land.  " we were on set for almost 2 weeks and we were hot and bothered under all those layers of mud , dust and heavy props..... it was a long but fun experience. "

 Lena Kasparian at hair and makeup.

Lena Kasparian at hair and makeup.

 Design and makeup team inspiration board.

Design and makeup team inspiration board.

On set Lena Kasparian also had the pleasure to meet the cast and crew and the leading actors of the movie, such as Tom Hardy and actress Charlize Theron, where they would sit together whilst waiting on set. Mad Max charactor played by Tom Hardy  was one  of Lena’s favourite projects she worked in as she described, “Out of all the movies I worked on this one was epic!” so many seens we filmed didnt make the cut, in the movie but overall it was an Epic movie."

 Last day on set next to the Mad Max bikes.

Last day on set next to the Mad Max bikes.

 Lena Kasparian's last day on set with an actress wearing a fake baby bump.

Lena Kasparian's last day on set with an actress wearing a fake baby bump.

Before her debut as a fashion designer it is safe to say Lena had an eventful career working as a freelance model and actress. All of Lena Kasparian’s past experiences and career involvements have and will continue to inspire her creative work within the fashion industry.

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