Dimitris Lignadis was born and raised in Athens, Greece. He graduated with honors from the School of Philosophy of the University of Athens and the Drama School of the National Theatre.
He has worked as an actor and director with the National Theatre of Greece, the Athens and Epidaurus Festivals, the Art Theater Karolos Koun, the Athens Concert Hall and other theaters. Dimitiris has also worked in radio and television.
He has taught at the Drama School of the National Theatre of Greece, the Theater Department of the University of Peloponnese, and was in charge of the Τheater Group in the Arsakeia-Tositseia Schools and Athens College.
His administrative experience includes being Director of the Drama School of the National Theater of Greece and Artistic Director of its “New Stage”.