Compañía Bonobo
Dirección Pablo Manzi
Dramaturgia Andreina Olivari

Discipline: Theater
Language: Spanish with subtitles in English

A group of Chilean doctors is preparing a presentation for an international conference on humanitarian aid. What does my enemy do to you? How do I make you my enemy? And now you’re my enemy, what do I do with you? These are some of the questions asked when trying to defend dignity, the right that makes us human.

Since their very first production, Bonobo Company has aimed to question and reflect on the democratic society they form part of in Chile. In their previous project, Donde Viven los Bárbaros , they looked to give new significance to the notion of the barbarian in a contemporary context so that they could identify where -in which social groups- violence is currently found in Chilean society today. Using theater, the idea was to expose the audience to the role of the barbarian in a democratic society and show them the new barbarians too.


Bonobo Is a theater group formed in 2010, under the direction of Pablo Manzi and Andreina Olivari. In their works, they seek to bring to the stage unpublished plays that drive critical reflection. To date, and to great success, they have debuted Amansadura (2012), Donde Viven los Bárbaros (2015) and Tú ...


Pablo Manzi Is an actor, director and playwright. A large portion of his career has been together with the Bonobo theater company, where he wrote and directed Amansadura, Donde Viven los Bárbaros and Tú Amarás, a play developed during a residency at the Baryshnikov Art Center, in New York. His pieces have ...


Andreina Olivari Actor, director of Bonobo, and also a teacher, with a degree in Spanish Language and Literature from Universidad de Chile. She has performed with different groups and for diverse directors in Chile. As part of the company, she acted in Amansadura, and has directed Donde Viven los Bárbaros and Tú ...


Direction: Andreina Olivari y Pablo Manzi | By: Pablo Manzi | Cast: Paulina Giglio, Gabriel Urzúa, Franco Toledo, Carlos Donoso, Gabriel Cañas | Design: Felipe Olivares, Juan Andrés Rivera | Produced by: Katy Cabezas