Fotini Baxevani

Actor – Composer – Director

Graduate with distinction of the Drama School of the National Theatre of Greece. Musical studies at the National Conservatory and the F. Nakas Conservatory (piano, singing, orchestration, composition for theatre and cinema). Worked professionally from 1992 until today and she participated in the theatre in over seventy performances as an actor, composer and director. She has played in many well-known TV series and films and has signed the original music of films and serials.

In 2013-14 she served as Deputy Artistic Director of the National Theatre of Greece.

She has taught acting in the drama schools of the KTHBE, the National Theatre of Greece, etc., as well as in therapeutic communities of KETHEA and theatrical play for children. In 2008 she founded the record company “faos-music” with the aim of publishing original music for theater, cinema and jazz. In 2009 she directed G. Scarragkas’ Prime Numbers in New York (nominated for the N.Y. off-off Broadway Awards).


In 2011 she was awarded for her performance in the role of Loxandra in the play of KTHBE by the Association of Greek Theatre Critics. In 2017 at the Short Film Festival of Drama, she received an award for best female performance for the film “Urania”.

She is the first Greek speaker of UCLA Regents’ Lecture at the invitation of the UCLA Stavros Niarchos Foundation Center for the Study of Hellenic Culture in January 2020. The subject of the lecture was Kastellorizo, titled “My own private Kastellorizo”.

From 2017 until today with the monologue of Giannis Scaragas “The Lady of Ro”, she has given performances all over Greece, Cyprus, Australia and America with great success.

“The Lady of Ro” is the first Greek theatrical production to receive an official invitation from UCLA’s prestigious Center for the Art of Performance in Los Angeles, and was presented in February 2020 for two performances.


The songs “Kastellorizo mou” & “Erimopouli (for the Lady of Ro)” were written for the play “The Lady of Ro” by Giannis Scaragas, directed by Stavros Litina and with Fotini Baxevani in the homonymous role.
The songs were released on September 13, 2020 on the occasion of the anniversary of the celebration of Kastellorizo. On September 13, 1943, Kastellorizo was the first piece of Greek land to be liberated.