is a native German, speaking standard German (Hochdeutsch) with many other
dialects available, but bilingual with English, having a wide range of English
regional accents. Her voice is warm,
extremely versatile and vibrant. She
specialises in children and teenage voices (boys and girls).
Theatre credits include title roles in Lady From The Sea, The
Widowing of Mrs Holroyd (both at New End Theatre, Hampstead), Miss
Julie (Edinburgh Festival), Mother Courage (in German in Cardiff), Twelfth Night (Richmond
Theatre) and A Midsummer Night's Dream (Coliseum, Oldham). Aletta also voiced 21
animal voices for the Theatre production of Doctor Dolittle with Julie
Andrews and Philip Shofield (Apollo, Hamersmith).
She also has considerable experience in the music industry, her career having
started here as the lead singer-song-writer of the rock band Saturnalia,
touring all over the UK, headlining at the famous 'Rainbow' venue, and
recording the LP Magical Love, which is still a part of the German cult
scene. Since then she has been involved in many musicals such as Hair, Godspell
and Joseph And His Coat Of Many Colours.
Aletta has extensive voiceover experience and has recorded hundreds of
corporates (e.g. Britannia Airways), commercials (e.g. National
Geographic Channel) and narratives. She
has performed radio dramas (e.g. for the BBC), as well as cartoons (e.g.
The Rings), and games (e.g. Sega’sVirtua Tennis, OutRun 2).She is also excellent in ADR/lip-synching,
with lots of work on films (e.g. Schindler's List, Remains of The Day,
Goldeneye, The Madness of King George III), TV shows (e.g. Inspector
Morse, Poirot, The Young Sherlock Holmes), and documentaries
(e.g. The Biographer).