KAPSOULI Chryssa  - Greece
Actress, Director

Updated: 22-01-2013 13:18 | Artists


Graduate of the State School of Dance, the Pelos Katsellis Drama School and the Faculty of English Language and Literature (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens).

She continued her studies on body and voice training in theatre at the Freie Universitat in Berlin.

She works as an actress since 1982.

In 1987 Minos Volanakis invited her to work at the National Theatre of Northern Greece.

Since then she has worked alongside with significant theatre makers such as Mihail Marmarinos, Andreas Voutsinas, Yannis Rigas, Vassilis Papavasiliou, Evri Gavriilides, Nikos Hourmouziades, Sotiris Hadjakis and many others.

She performed in parts of the classic and contemporary repertoire such as Lulu (Wedekind), Ophelia-Electra (Müller), Iris (Aristophanes), Anina (Goldoni), Orlando (Shakespeare).

She also worked as a choreographer in Trojan Women (dir. A. Voutsinas).

In 1998 she founds The DameBlanche Dance and Theatre Company where she performs and directs plays of the international and greek repertoire such as “Medea” Heiner Müller, “Lola Valerie Stein” (M. Duras, “Judith” (Howard Barker) etc. 

DameBlanche Dance and Theatre Company is being sponsored by the Ministry of Culture since 2006.

She collaborated with M. Lohman (Vienna), Tilo Crigar (Thessaloniki), Attila Retli.

Aside DameBlanche she performed in leading parts in plays such as “Gorki’s Wife” (dir. E. Penga), and “Second Solution” (dir. Al. Papageorgiou).

She taught Acting (1987-1994) at the National Conservatory of the National Theatre of Northern Greece, at the Postgraduate program of the English Faculty (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki), and she conducted seminars in collaboration with Goethe Institut, and others.

She teaches acting based on the method Architecture of the Body and the Voice at the drama school of the Theatre of Changes, at Chora Theatre and the Drama Therapy Centre.

Currently she is staging The Visitor, a performance based on Tennessee Williams.

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