Director and dramaturgy
Pablo Manzi is an actor, director and playwright. He has spent much of his career with the Bonobo Company, writing and directing Amansadura, Donde viven los bárbaros and Tú amarás, a play partly developed at a residency at the Baryshnikov Art Center in New York. His plays have been performed at different festivals, both in Chile and worldwide. In mid- 2017, he was invited to carry out a residency at the Royal Court Theater in London by the British Council.
Andreina Olivari is an actress, director of the Bonobo Company and teacher, with a degree in Hispanic Language and Literature from the University of Chile. As an actress, she has belonged to different groups and worked with different directors. With the Bonobo company, she has acted in Amansadura and directed Donde viven los bárbaros and Tú Amarás. The plays she has directed have won several awards and taken part in several festivals such as the Cadiz Festival (Spain), the Adelante Festival (Germany), Temporada Alta (Lima) and Santiago a Mil. This year she was invited to take part in the Holland Festival Parels.
Bonobo is a theater group that was formed in 2012 by Pablo Manzi and Andreina Olivari with the aim of bringing unprecedented works to the stage and giving rise to reflection. To date, they have performed Amansadura (2012), Donde viven los bárbaros (2015) and Tú amarás (2018) to great success, taking part in the Cadiz Festival, Santiago a Mil, Adelante (Germany) and Cielos del Infinito, among others. The script of Donde viven los bárbaros won awards from the Chilean Circle of Art Critics, as well as the Council for Culture and the Municipality of Santiago in 2016.