The Glamorous Deceptrix Comedy, Compereing, Retro & Burlesque Stage and Close Up Magic Alice d’Lumiere Banner Photograph Copyright © 2013 Deborah Cosgrove Alice Compereing the Mad Catter’s Ball - Photograph Copyright © 2015 Simon Rudkins

Actress, Magician and Comedienne Alice d’Lumiere has been a regular performer on the Colchester Arts scene since 2013; a frequent compere for both boutique Night Club “Tea & Sympathy” and the Secret Vintage Fair.

She is a cabaret performer at Steampunk events across the country; perhaps her most enjoyable engagement to date was performing her comedy monologues in the National Space Centre’s Sir Patrick Moore Planetarium.

She is well known locally as a comedienne and burlesque hostess who performs both stage and close-up magic. Alice is one of the early members of Nothing Up Our Sleeves.

A trained dressmaker Miss d’Lumiere makes all of her own frocks; she confesses to a particular love of 1950’s retro fashions, Steampunk Victoriana and firmly believes it’s physically impossible for a girl to own too many pairs of tights!

She also has something of an ‘Alice in Wonderland’ obsession which has proved useful for a number of performances…