Photo: Shirana Shahbazi
Dagny Gioulami was born in Bern in 1970 to a Swiss father and a Greek mother. (Dagny is a Swedish forename – one of her grandmothers was from Sweden – and Gioulami is a Greek surname. Sometimes she is also mentioned as Dagny Areti Rushton). She studied drama at the Zurich University of Fine Arts and was an actress in the permanent ensemble of the Städtische Bühnen Münster. She has also appeared in productions at the Schauspielhaus Zurich, Theater Basel, Stadttheater Bern and for many smaller companies.

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Short Films

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In addition

Author of several libretti and stage plays (for companies including Stadttheater Bern, The Opera Group, Opernhaus Zürich, Staatsoper Hannover), and of a prize-winning novel, Alle Geschichten, die ich kenne, published by weissbooks.w, Frankfurt am Main, 2015.

Catalogue of Projects

SRF (Swiss Radio)

For the Swiss Radio SRF Dagny Gioulami recorded the role of Edith in “The Cat”, a short radio play that she also wrote, for the series “Schreckmümpfeli” (Little Bites of Horror).


She is a member of the VPS, the Swiss Union of Professional Speakers

SBS (Swiss Library for the Blind)

Dagny Gioulami works regularly as a speaker for the Swiss Library for the Blind and Visually Impaired, recording audio books.