Dagmar graduated in 1996 with a Bachelors Degree in Dramatic Art and Theatre Science. Throughout the 1990’s Dagmar played live theater in a range of styles from Shakespearean, Russian drama and comedy to musicals and modern American drama. She joined the Bratislava National Theater Company production of “A Little Night Music” where she played Charlotte.
Throughout the 1990’s Dagmar concentrated on the craft of stage acting; moving to several classic roles. As Nerissa in Shakespeare’s ‘Merchant of Venice’ for Theater Astorka, then a production at the New Scene Theater of ‘Richard III’ playing Lady Ann. Other theater credits include roles in regional theater productions: Maria in Goethe’s ‘Clavijo’, role Fiokla in Gogol’s ‘Wedding’, Magdalena in Hesse’s ‘Augustine’, Venda in Vedekind’s ‘Spring Walking Time’, #1 KitKat Girl in Masteroff’s ‘Cabaret’..
Theater work was followed by an established career in film and television. She made an early name for herself in the 1989 French short film “From East to West”. This led to other lead roles for Slovakian National Television: “Mario Whistle” (1990), “Zenske oddelenie” (1990 “Women’s Department”), “Lamp of a Poor Man” (1993), Dostoyevsky’s “Bad Joke” (1994), TV film “Albert, Albert” (1994), TV series “Big Heart” (1997), and much more.
An impressive resume was building as her career grew into international film. Working with such talents as European director Peter Patzak she made her feature film debut in “Es lebe die Liebe, der papst und das Puff” (1993), and, in 1994, co-starred in Czech film “Diky za kazde nove rano” (“Thanks for a Good Morning”) by Milan Steindler, the winner of the 1995 the Czech Critics Awards Kristian – Best Feature Film (Nejlepsi Hrany Film Roku).
From there Edwards, moved to co-star in German film Der Ausbruch directed by Mark Schlichter (1996, UFA-Fernsehproduktion GmbH), in 1997 won RTL Golden Lion Awards for Best TV Film or Miniseries; in 1997 “Balko” (directed by Manfred Stelzer, RTL TV series).
In 1998 is Dagmar appearing with Mario Van Peebles in “Crazy six” by Albert Pyun. She worked behind the scene on “The Peacemaker” (1997) as assistant for George Clooney, filmed in Slovakia. Recent film credits include the independent feature “A Year and a Day” (2005) directed by Robert Lane and starring role in “Rapture” (2008) by Richard Lowry. In 2009 worked on TV Show Odsudene with DNA Production directed by Peter Bebjak.