Berlin Fellowship 2018 — Performing Arts

Kleopatra Markou

*1983 in Athens (GR)

lives in Athens and Berlin (DE)



Kleopatra Markou is an actress and singer. She studied drama (practice and theory) at the Academy of Fine Arts at Peloponnese University and acting at the Modern Times drama school in Athens. She works in theatre and cinema, at the National Theatre of Greece in Athens and at independent theatre companies and festivals in Greece, Germany and Switzerland.

Awards, Fellowships, Grants


Fellowship, Akademie der Künste, Berlin


Scholarship for the 51th International Forum Theatertreffen in Berlin

Theatre Performances (selection)


Rotterdam by Jon Brittain, role: Alice, directed by Marios Panagiotou, Beton 7 Theater


The Stranger by Albert Camus, role: Marie, narrator Meursault, directed by Dimitris

Tsiamis, Apo Michanis Theater


Io, written and directed by Laura L. Tesman (NY), based on Aeschylus' Prometheus Bound, role: Oistros, ancient Theater of Philippoi


Get to know Kassandra – an international collaboration created by and co-acted with Jessica Glause, Beatrix Simko, Aleksandra Pavlovic, role: Kassandra, selected to participate at the Rodeo Festival Munich, Hoch X


ByeByeBabel created by and co-acted with Peng!Palast, a collaboration with the Swiss-German theatre group, Schlachthaus Theater Bern, Winterthur Theatre am Gleis, Theater Chur, Ballhaus Ost


Kamouzas descends to Fournoi by M. Papaioannou, role: White, directed by Maria Aiginitou, National Theatre of Greece


Brothers Karamazov –a meeting, the experience of a reading, based on F. Dostoyevsky's novel, role: Grushenka, directed by Ilias Kounelas, Athens Festival 2014


Nourian's Celebration by Volker Ludwig, role: Aise, directed by Vassilis Koukalani and Pantelis Dentakis, on tour


The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum by Heinrich Böll, role: Katharina Blum, directed by Eleana Tsichli ,Bios Cimemateque


Angela by Petros Sevastikoglou, role: Angela. directed by Dimitris Bitos, Sfendoni Theater



Highway to Hellas, role: Maria, directed by Aron Lehmann


Pillow, role: Sam, directed by Konstantinos Kakogiannis


with Patrick Wengenroth – Rainer Werner Fassbinder Κeine Utopie ist eine

with Yeal Ronen – Common Ground

with Michael Marmarinos – Physical inhibitions and bioenergetic scream

with Simos Kakalas – The Mask in nude comedies

with Periklis Moustakis – Electra by Sophocles

with Akillas Karazisis – The Persians by Aeschylus