Stefania was born in Athens, on 3/11/1980, by a French mother and a Greek father. She grew up in Paleo Faliro, where she started to play theater at the amateur team of the school, with Kivelly Myrat being a teacher. At the age of 7, she is assigned great roles, such as Sylinos in the Cyclops of Euripides and others. Until the age of 17, she plays every year in group performances and before finishing the school she has already performed roles such as Sopakli’s Electra and Io in Prometheus of Aeschylus.
At age 18 she attends the Geological School of the University of Athens where she studies for two years. However, she does not manage to obtain a Bachelor’s degree and she is also admitted to the Drama School of the National Theater of Greece from which she graduates excellently in 2004. She then receives and attends for one year at the Drama School of Piccolo Teatro di Milano with Luca Ronconi .
Along with the dramatic school, she participates in the role of Priest at the Olympic Flame Ceremonies for the Sydney Olympics in 2000, for which she participated in the Sydney Olympic Flag Ceremony in Sydney, the Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City in 2002, and Olympic Games in Athens in 2004.
Her first professional performance was Kleist’s Pentestilea, directed by Peter Stein in 2002, which took place in major Italian theaters among them the ancient theater of Sirracusa . Two more performances followed in Milan, Bertolt Brecht’s “Mother Courage” directed by Robert Carsen, where she portrayed Catrin at Piccolo Teatro, and Euripides’ “Troyans” directed by Serena Sinigallia, performing Athena for the A.T.I .R. .
Returning to Greece, she collaborates with Lefteris Vogiatzis at Sophocles’ Antigone, who entrusts her with the role of Tiresia for the Epidaurus Festival. She then collaborates with Katerina Evangelatou and the Amphitheater on Gaultier’s “The Dead in love” . In 2007, Peter Stein trusts her the Electra in the homonymous piece of Sophocles, a role that finally establishes her for the Greek theatrical audience and whose performance is honored with the Melina Merkouri and Karolos Koun Awards.
She has been working since with the National Theater for about six years, where she has played great and important roles, such as Electra in Euripides’ “Orestes”, and Marina at “Pericles” of Shakespeare (a performance performed at the Globe Theater in London) directed by Yannis Houvardas, “Trisevgeni” in the homonymous work of Kostis Palamas directed by Lydia Koniordou and “Kassandra” in “Frogs” an adaptation of Aristophanes by Dimitris Lignadis. With Yannis Houvardas who was the manager of the National Theatre at that time , she also collaborates in Lessing’s “Emilia Gallotti” and in “The Nightmare of Happiness” by G. Del Corte. She also plays important roles in other great performances such as Aeschylus’ “Persians” directed by Dimiter Gotjeff, “Bossa Nova” in Conception and Direction by Kostantinos Rigos, Kleist ‘s “The Prince of Hoburg” and “Amfitrion” by Moliere, directed both by Lefteris Vogiatzis, and Euripides’ “Hercules” directed by Michael Marmarinos.
With the Athens Festival she has collaborated twice for “The Throne of the Atreides” based on Oresteia of Aeschylus, directed by Aris Retsos, where she performed Kassandra, and for Stridberg’s “Miss Julia”, where she interpreted the homonymous heroine directed by Dimitris Lignadis.
In 2013, she collaborates with the Onassis’ House of Arts and Letters for the show “The Good Man of Setsuan” by Bertolt Brecht, where she interprets the double leading role of Sainte and Souto and is honored with the “Athinorama Athenian Audience Prize” directed by Katerina Evangelatou, with whom she also collaborates with “The Viewers” by Marios Pontikas again for the National Theater.
In the winter of that same year she will find herself in the so called “free theater” and the New World Theater for Nick Pein’s “Constellations” directed by Vangelis Thodoropoulos.
2014 is the 10th year she plays in Epidaurus on “Prometheus Bound” performing the homonymous role with the actor and director of the performance Ektoras Lygisos
In the following year, she plays in the performances “A Man of All Time” by Bolt directed by Vangelis Theodoropoulos for the National Theater, and “The Wife from the past” by Simmelphenich directed by Elena Karakouli for the Poria Theatre.
Her collaboration with internationally renowned director Tomas Pandur follows in the play “King Lear” in Shakespeare where she interprets the role of Reagan.
In the summer of 2015 she completely assumes the composition of “Eymenides”, Aeschylus, in the form of a monologue, in its own direction and production of the Athens Festival. Her experimental look at the work gets great critics.
In the winter of 2015 she starred in the play “The God of Slaughter” by Jasmin Reza directed by Konstantinos Markoulakis at the Athens Theater, which was played with great success also for the season 16-17, while in the summer of 2016 she starred with other great actors in Oresteia of Aeschylus directed by Yannis Houvardas for the theater of Epidaurus in the roles of Electra and Athena .
In the summer of 2017 she faces a great challenge interpreting the role of Cyclops in the homonymous work of Euripides directed by Pantelis Detakis for the theater of Little Epidaurus.
In the same winter, she starred at the National Theater at Ipsen’s “Peer Gynt” a performance directed by Dimitris Lignadis , interpreting the archetypal mother Aaze.
The next summer she takes up again with Aeschylus’ Eymenides, the monologue of 2015 this time in the ancient Stadium of Epidaurus. An act that, due to its aesthetics, took place at 6:00 in the morning. The show was a huge success and had great response.
In the cinema she has participated in several films. “J.A.C.E.” directed by Menelaos Karamagiolis, a film for which she was awarded with the “First prize for female interpretation of Thessaloniki Festival” for her performance, then Kostas Charalambous’s “Knitted Red Rope” and Elias Giannakakis “Hara”. The new film “Luger” in which she stars is expected in the halls in 2019.
On TV he has participated in three series, “Agria Paidia”, “Kostas Karyotakis” and “Hara Agnoeitai”.
She has taught the lesson of acting in the drama schools “Ag. Varvara , “Iasmos” , “Andreas Voutsinas” in Thessaloniki ,”Giorgos Armenis” , and at the “Kapodistrian University of Athens in the department of theater”. At the moment she teaches at the “George Armenis” and “Athens Conservatory” drama schools.