from the blog.

Christina Maxouri


Honorary graduate of higher education Drama School “Neo Elliniko Theatro” of Giorgos Armenis.

She has collaborated with directors such as:

Vasilis Papavasiliou, Yannis Houvardas, Peter Stein, Nikos Karathanos, Yannis Kakleas, Yannis Moschos, Yannis Kalavrianos, Emily Louizou, Kostas Tsianos, Diagoras Chronopoulos, Takis Vouteris, Takis Tzamarias, Yiannis Margaritis, Konstantinos Arvanitakis, Giorgos Armenis, Sofia Spiratou, Efi Theodorou, Maria Protopappa, Martha Frintzila, Antigoni Gyra and Foteini Banou.

She has participated in plays by:

Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, Chekhov, Goldoni, Mariveaux, Rangavis, Schimmelpfennig, Mouawad, Alexakis, Kalavrianos, Skaragas, et al, taking on leading and supporting roles, in the National Theatre of Greece, Athens and Epidaurus Festival as well as independent theatre in general.

She has been nominated twice for the theatre award “Melina Merkouri” (2011-2012), for the production “Paraloges or Small everyday tragedies”, directed by Yannis Kalavrianos, and she has also been nominated for the award “Eleftheria Sapountzi” (2015).

She has taken part in the feature film “Murderess” (2023) which is based on the homonymous novel by Alexandros Papadiamantis. Screenplay: Katerina Bei / Direction: Eva Nathena, in the feature film “Brides” (2004), screenplay: Ioanna Karistiani / Direction: Pantelis Voulgaris and in the TV series “To proxenio tis Ioulias” (2023-2024, Alpha channel), based on the homonymous book of G. Politis – Screenplay: Nikos Apiranthitis – Direction: Nikos Kritikos/Nikos Zapatinas/Andreas Morfonios.

As a singer, she has created and performed her own musical performances, (“Borrowed Shoes” a solo & a cappella musical performance, in Athens & on tour across Greece and abroad, “20 + 1 Folk Postwar songs with a baroque ensemble” – Athens and Epidaurus Festival (2017, 2018) and To aspro mama nostalgo a series of musical performances which took place at the music stage Stavros tou Notou and in selected cities outside of Athens).

She has three personal albums on her track record and has collaborated with composers (N. Xidakis, D. Kamarotos, D. Maramis, D. Tripani, Ang. Triantafillou et al) and songwriters (F. Delivorias, M. Papageorgiou, Chr. Theodorou et al) in the context either of a performance or a record album.

From the summer of 2021, until today, she is the main performer of “Sotiria’s Songs”, a musical performance dedicated to the “Countess of rebetiko” Sotiria Bellou, based on a concept by Dimitris Chaliotis, with whom they co-sign the artistic curation of the performance.