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

Stage (Selection)


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

Hedda Gabler

Stadttheater Bern (Thea Elvsted), 2011

Rosa und Blanca

Stadttheater Bern (The Deer), 2008

Die schwarze Spinne (The Black Spider)

Stadttheater Bern (Elsi), 2007

König Hirsch (The Stag King)

Theater Kanton Zürich (Angela), 2004

Der nackte Wahnsinn (Noises off!)

Theater Kanton Zürich (Brooke Ashton/Vicki), 2003

Pünktchen und Anton

Theater Basel (Frau Pogge), 2001

Julies Game

Schauspielhaus Zürich (Kristin), 1999

Kleiner Mann, was nun?

Stadttheater Konstanz, Übernahme (Lämmchen), 1998

Städtische Bühnen Münster

Member of permanent ensemble from 1996-98

Theater Wilhelmshaven

Member of permanent ensemble from 1994-96