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Lerta Alexandra

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Alexandra Lerta is a Jazz Singer, Actress and Voice Over Artist. She studied Acting at the National Theatre School of Greece (1998-2001) and after finishing her studies she worked in the theatre for a few years before deciding to make a turn in to jazz music. Her singing studies began in 1997 with Lena Giorgali as her main teacher. Being fond of Musical Theatre at the time, Alexandra took several Musical Theatre Summer Courses in London (Central School of Speech and Drama 1996, Mountview School of arts 1997, Guildford School of Acting 1999). During these years she started developing a great love for Jazz Music.

In 2005 she followed a Jazz singing course in Edinburgh with Sheila Jordan as a main teacher and at that point she decided to commit to Jazz Music for good.

In 2006 she moved to Holland and studied for 1year at Codarts Conservatory in Rotterdam.

In 2007 she decided to continue her study in The Royal Conservatory of The Hague.

During this period of her study she attended several seminars and classes of great musicians such as: Jocelyn Smith, Bobby McFerrin,David Liebman,Sanna van Vliet,Fay Claasen,Branford Marsalis e.t.c.

She completed her Bachelors study in June 2011.

 

Since then she has played in several Jazz Festivals in Greece : (International kalamata Jazz Festival 2011, Ladona Music Festival 2011, Petite Fleur Jazz Festival 2011 with  “AdHoc Quartet”, in Festival Rematias 2013, Agrinio jazz Festival 2013 & Tinos Jazz Festival 2014 with InDuologue.

 InDuologue project with Double Bass player Vasilis Stefanopoulos has been released by Snip Records before the end of 2013.

She has also been performing nonstop in many Jazz clubs and Bars around Athens and other parts of Greece.

  

As an Actress, Alexandra has performed in the Experimental stage of the National Theatre of Greece and under the Direction of Stathis Livathinos (2002-2004)in the plays:

“Love’s Labour’s Lost” by W. Shakespeare (Also touring around Greece and Cairo),”Αυτό που δεν τελειώνει”: Greek poetry of the 20th Century”,“Medea” by Euripides (also touring around Greece and San Francisco)

 In the stage of Lefteris Vogiatzis and under his direction, she acted in”L’ecole des femmes” by Moliere (2004-2005)

Her latest theatre show appearance was in ”The Good Man of Szechwan” by Bertold Brecht  in the Onassis Cultural Centre in Athens, under the direction of Katerina Evaggelatos (2013)

 

Alexandra has also been working as a Voice-Over Artist giving her voice to Cartoons and Dubbed Foreign Language Series for Greek Television and Cinema since 1999.

Last modified on Wednesday, 03 May 2017 07:25