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Aletia Upstairs is a performing artist, cabaretist, singer-songwriter and vintage songstress currently doing a PhD in Performing Arts based on creating work in response to archive material.

She is interested in auto/biographical, verbatim and one-to-one performance. With a background in theatre and world music, she uses multiple languages, intercultural performing arts, original music, poetry, stand-up comedy, puppetry, multi-media, historical and fairy tale references in her work.

Her music receives regular airplay on radio stations in the UK and South Africa. The video to ‘Fall So Far’ was released in 2012 and the single ‘Catch Me When I Fall’ is the title track to the EP of the same name, released in 2013.