Elea is a mezzo-soprano, an actress, a text writer and a music teacher. After finishing her classical singing studies with honours in 2015 at the Utrecht Conservatory, she expanded her skills towards theatre and film acting in Vienna. Nowadays she works together with Niels Hak under the collective Staatsgreep,
she sings and plays on stages and teaches singing, acting and writing. In her autonomous work as a creator and writer, Elea explores the boundaries of her voice, the concert space and what music could mean. She questions the assumptions and the borders within and between musical genres.