Inspire de la Rue started as the vision of a small group of individuals who wanted to shake up Vancouver’s fashion event scene. What started with just a few individuals has rapidly grown to include all sorts of different artists and creative types. From clothing designers, to choreographers to marketing professionals Inpsire de la Rue has already become a great opportunity for those involved to make further connections and participate in more projects promoting the arts in Vancouver.

Here are just a few of our collaborators….



Arshia Khan –  Show Producer, Stylist, Creative Director

We facilitate art development, which basically means connecting with various Artists and Photographers to create Artwork. Arshia is a local stylist and an event producer. She has been involved in the production of various photoshoots and fashion events locally. Her vision is to see an event through to execution by pulling together all the various elements (Studio, Hair, Make-up, Wardrobe, Props, Sets, Talent, etc.) with input from our creative director(s), photographer (s) and the client. Arshia is involved in every aspect of the show, she coordinates communication and cooperation between all of the artists and designers and is a key collaborator in the creative vision of the show.





 371A9728Ankit Tuli – Graphic Designer, Photographer, Producer 

Strategic, multidisciplinary Designer, Photographer and Art Director with an eye for innovation. Specializing in 3-D Animation and brand identity design. Ankit Tuli is the Creator of  Ankit Tuli Photography and MA Productions. I have a passion for Art, Design and Photography. Graphic Design is art with a purpose ~ good design is about communicating and building brand integrity. Ankit is a creative thinker, leader, a team player, a multi-tasker, a hard worker, and someone who understands that behind every great design is an important business objective.



willWill Alexander – Creator of Opportunities

Although fairly new to the world of fashion events, Will has spent many years living and working in the creative space.  Growing up in Toronto he spent muchof his childhood within the live theater scene as his mother was a costume designer and his father a set designer and director.  This passion and creative flair that was instilled in Will from a young age has been a big part of his entire life and he has grown to build a successful career as a digital marketer by tapping into his creative side and uniting it with his business acumen.




Mr. Kareemi

Kareem El-Hommosani – Audio Visual Tech, Producer

Working beyond mainstream practice, Kareem El-Hommosani creates the arena for the glitz and glamour as a thousand cameras click in unison to present our unique showcase coming to life on stage. Technically speaking Kareem works behind the scenes to ensure the 45 minutes of pure perfection are primped and pruned to perfection. Kareem has an acute sense of hearing and a creative mind for problem solving making this Audio Visual Technician an integral part of Inspire de la Rue productions.





Monica MUA

Monica Larsson – Make Up Artist, Runway Coordination

Monica has always been interested and involved in fashion and the arts.  She started modeling when she was 12 and went to school at the Barbara Coultish Modelling Agency in Victoria BC at the age of 14.  She was also heavily involved in the arts throughout high school participating in drama, musical theatre and band.  In 2008 Monica attended Blanche Macdonald’s makeup artistry program for high fashion and special effects.   She has done makeup for several short films, photo shoots and live shows and was also a part of the makeup crew on Urban Rush doing the makeup for the guests of the show.  Monica has been out of the industry for a couple of years but is extremely excited to be getting back to her creative roots.




Richard O’ Sullivan – Choreographer

Richard O’Sullivan is a multi – Talented choreographer, teacher, dancer, actor, singer and model. Besides teaching for several dance schools over the lower mainland for years, he has also choreographed for several T.V. and movies such as Mostly Ghostly 3, Signed Sealed and Delivered, Hellcats, L Word and Romeo.

He has also had the pleasure in performing in films such as Once Upon A Time, Further Adventure in Babysitting, Rags, Percy Jackson & The Olympians, Kicking It Old School, Dr Doolittle 3, Like Mike 2, The Score, Andromeda, The Goodbye Girl, 2Gether, Rumble in the Bronx and many others.

Artist He has been able to be involved with has been Janet Jackson, Harry Connick  Jr. Mc Hammer, SWV(Sister with voices), Mc Light and many more.

You can find Richard O’Sullivan at his main Studio where he teaches called Harbour Dance Center at 927 Granville St. This is where you can learn and embrace your passion for dance.