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Zoe Sigalou (b. 1993 Athens - Greece) is an actress, director and playwright who uses various art-forms to explore the connection between her dreams and real life. She studied Translation and Interpreting at the Ionian University and Dramatic and Performing Arts at Arhi Drama School. 

In 2022 she starred in the play Spring by Youla Boudali, at Athens and Epidaurus Festival. She was selected for the Acting Studio of Talents Sarajevo for the Sarajevo Film Festival 2022 and she participated at the Oxbelly Acting on Camera Intensive by Faliro House Productions in collaboration with the NFTS (National Film & Television School). In November 2022 and April 2023 she performed her new play "Chromosome W: An Alphabet for Womankind" at The Cockpit theatre in London during Voila!Europe Festival and at Thessaloniki Fringe in Thessaloniki. Moreover, she participated in the feature film "Brando With the Glass Eye" by Antonis Tsionis, produced by Homemade Films & Ficcino Films.

Her theatre play "Perseids or How to Party Hard", was selected by the Goethe Institute for the New Stages Southeast Program and was produced by the Onassis Foundation in during 2023 Future Now Festival.  She co-wrote and performed at Call Me Sugar produced by Onassis Foundation in 2023 Future Now Festival. She starred in the short film "Mothers & Daughters" by Elke Lehrenkrauss for Eleusis 2023 and the short film "Home" by Sofia Sfyri. In 2024 she is set to star in a few upcoming short films. Moreover in 2024 she'll be filming her new short film The Beast Who Walks Like A Man, which has received the Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation (ΕΡΤ) award at Olympia International Film Festival and the Greek Film Centre Grant and will participate in the upcoming film of Syllas Tzoumerkas, My Soul Startled, produced by Homemade Films and the Onassis Foundation.

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ACTRESS
 

FILM


2024
My Soul Startled Feature (lead),directed by Syllas Tzoumerkas, production Onassis Cultural Center and Homemade Films

2024

The Beast Who Walks Like A Man (lead:Eta), directed by Nikos Kolioukos, production Open Boarders

2023

Home (lead:Alex), directed by Sofia Sfyri, production Libellula Productions

2023

Mothers & Daughters (lead:Zoe), directed by Elke Lehrenkrauss, production Delta Pi & Eleusis 2023

2023

Brando with an Eye (role: Nadia), directed by Antonis Tsionis, production Homemade Films & Ficcino Films

2022

Summer Breeze Short Film (lead: Ioanna), directed by Alexandros Rellos

2022
Silence 6/9 (role: Peep Show Girl),directed by Christos Passalis, production Homemade Films
2022
City And The City Feature (role: Lilly),directed by Christos Passalis and Syllas Tzoumerkas, production Homemade Films

2020

Fiat Lux (lead), directed by Yorgos Korakianitis

2019

In the Strange Persuit of Laura Durant (role: Hippie at the beach), directed by Dimitris Bavellas

TV

2021

Ta Kalitera Mas Hronia(role: Tzoulia), directed by Olga Malea.

2021

I Genia Tou '30(role: Ifigeneia), directed by Yorgos Gkikapepas.

 

THEATRE

2023

Until the Sumer, directed by Michalis Pitidis, Municipal Theatre of Kavala

2023

Chromosome W: An Alphabet of Womankind, directed by Zoe Sigalou and Roxanne Krimizi, ThessFringe

2023

Call Me Sugar, directed by Christina Kipreou & Michalis Pitidis, Onassis Foundation - FUTURE NOW
2023

The Perseids or How To Party Hard, directed by Zoe Sigalou and Marina Siotou, Onassis Foundation - FUTURE NOW

2022

Fragment of Chromosome W: An Alphabet of Womankind, directed by Zoe Sigalou and Roxanne Krimizi, The Cockpit x Voila!Europe Festival

2022

Spring (role: Kakia, directed by Youla Boudali, Athens & Epidaurus Festival

2020
The Persians(role: Atossa),directed by Rinio Kyriazi, Arhi Theatre.

2020

Cherry Orchad(role: Lubov), directed by Vicky Georgiadou, Arhi Theatre.
2019
Kommos performance(lead),directed by Sine Qua NonArt, Epidaurus Lyceum,(Athens & Epidaurus Festival), Epidaurus Stadium.

2019

Naked by Mike Leigh(role: waitress 2),theatre adaptation, directed by Syllas Tzoumerkas, Arhi Theatre.

2019

Yerma(role: Yerma), directed by Zoe Sigalou & Marina Siotou, Arhi Theatre.

PLAYWRIGHT - SCRIPTWRITER

2023

Call Me Sugar - Onassis Foundation - Theatre Play

2021-2023

The Perseids or How to Party Hard (New Stages Southeast, Goethe Institut - National Theatre of Greece - Onassis Foundation) - Theatre Play

2022-2023

Chromosome W: An Alphabet for Womankind - Theatre Play

2022

Casuals (Thessaloniki International Film Festival Competition Official Selection)

2020 - 2021

The Beast Who Walks Like A Man - Short Film

2020

Ode à Aphrodite - Short Film 

2020

Corona Australis - Short Film

2020

Transparent - Short Film

DIRECTOR

FILM

2022

Casuals - Short Film

2020

Ode à Aphrodite - Short Film

2020

Corona Australis - Short Film

2020

Transparent - Short Film

THEATRE

2023

The Perseids or How to Party Hard - Theatre Play

2022

Chromosome W: An Alphabet of Womankind - Theatre Play/Performance

2020

Meta - Amour - Contemporary Dance/Performance

2019

Yerma - Theatre  Play

TRANSLATION | INTERPRETING | SUBTITLING

2023

Subtitling (english, greek) Love is a Heavy Load short film, 

directed by Marianna Bostantzoglou

2022

Translation (english, greek) Wasted Theatre Play by Kae Tempest

2022

Translation (greek, english) Kamiros Threatre Hub Website

2022

Subtitling (english, greek) Happy New Year Jim short film, directed by Andrea Gatopoulos

2020
Translation (english, greek) One for Sorrow Theatre Play by Cordelia Lynn.

2017
Matsi Chatzilazarou Intersemiotic Translation/Exhibition from Poetry to Sketch at Ionian University.

2013 – 2015
Translation, Subtitling and Interpreting (english, french, greek) for BetThere Corfu Animation Festival.
2012 - 2014
Interpreting (english, french, greek) for Social Solidarity Corfu Festival.
2013
Interpreting (english) for Patrai Municipality and the Royal British Airforce.
2011
Interpreting for International Special Olympics in Patrai.

PRESENTER

2021

Drama International Short Film Festival 

2021

Olympia International Film Festival for Children and Youth 

AWARDS

2022

Greek Film Centre Grant Award for "The Beast Who Walks Like A Man"

2020

Best Script Hellenic Broadcasting Coorporation (ERT) Award and Grant, for “The Beast Who Walks Like A Man” at Olympia International Film Festival.

2020

“Corona Australis” Short Film Script Award at Thessaloniki International Film Festival.

2020

“Transparent” Short Film Excellence at Nespresso Talents.

RESIDENCIES 

2022

Talents Sarajevo 2022 - Acting Studio

2022

Art and Computation Retreat by the German Ministry of Education and Research

2021

Therino Mandeio by Ioannina Dipethe on Ancient Theater

2021
Summer Camp Academy at Nowy Theatre - Warsaw
2021

London Screenwriters Festival, Scriptwriting Online Residency.

2019

Student Exchange between Ernst Busch Academy of Dramatic Arts and Arhi Drama School.

WORKSHOPS

2022-2023

Goethe Institut New Stages Workshop on Playwrighting with Jens Hilje and Prodromos Tsinikoris (& Rebekka Kricheldorf and Theodor-Cristian Popescu Romania Edition)

2022

Oxbelly by Faliro House Productions & NFTS  - Acting on Camera

2022

Sarajevo Talents Actors Studio - Acting on Camera

2022

Kamiros Directing Workshop on Directing and Viewpoints, with Ilektra Ellinikioti

2021

Therino Manteio by Dipethe Ioaninon, with Maria Kechagioglou, Dimitris Sotiriou, Georgia Tenta and Tzortzina Kakoudaki.

2021

Workshop on Erotokritos as a Theatre Play by Bijoux de Kant

2020 - 2021

Nicolai Demidov theatre technique by Vicky Georgiadou.

2020

Discourse on Artistic Research in the Field of Dance,TWIXTlab.

2020

Improject Improvisation Workshop by Sofia Mavragani.

2020
Theatre Workshop by Aris Biniaris.

2020

Hellenic American Union Theatre Masterclass with Andreas Manolikakis

2019
Theatre Directing Seminar by Alexis Alatsis

2019

Emotions and Catharsis: Transforming the Contemporary Performer’s Body

Workshop by Sine Qua Non Art at Athens Epidaurus Lyceum.

2019

Kabuki Master Class by Ichinosuke Umekawa at Athens Epidaurus Lyceum

2018

Ways to Narrate a Story ‒ Workshop on Chekov by Maria Filini

2018

Theater Performance Workshop by George Karamalegos

2014 - 2015 

Contemporary Dance Seminar by Evangelia Randou at Garage Performing Center Corfu

2014

Electroacoustic music seminar at the  Summer Academy of Corfu Music Studies Department.

LANGUAGES

Greek - Native

English - Professional 

French - Professional 

German - B1

Spanish - B1

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