Project Description


Born 1985. He is an actor, playwright, poet and theatre director. He is based in Denmark. He attended the acting courses at the Civic School of Dramatic Art “Paolo Grassi”. He furthered his studies at the National Academy of Dramatic Arts “Silvio D’Amico” and at the International Theatre Workshops of Venice Biennale. He is artist/director in residence at Odin Teatret Nordisk Teaterlaboratorium (Denmark), theatre with which he collaborates since 2008. He has participated in other residency programs in Europe and America.
He met during his artistic formation among others Rodrigo Garcia (as director assistant), Antonin Milenin, Abani Biswas, Maurizio Scaparro, Enzo Moscato, Marcello Magni, Vincenzo Pirrotta, Giuliano Scabia. He also followed studies on the method “Stanislavkj-Strasberg” with Beatrice Bracco, Michael Margotta, Francesca De Sapio from Actors Studio. As actor, he took part in plays directed by Eugenio Barba, Julia Varley, Motus, Renato Carpentieri, Remondi&Caporossi, Ruggero Cappuccio, Andrée Ruth Shammah, Roberto Cavosi, Emanuela Giordano, Giuseppe Maradei. He was awarded with the Crystal Microphone “Umberto Benedetto, 2006, RAI, New voices for radio (Jury: Giovanni Antonucci, Claudia Cannella, Gabriele Parenti, Nicola Cariglia). In 2011, he won the National Dramaturgy Award “Alessandro Fersen” and he has been chosen among the Young National Talents by Ministry of Youth – Italy. He has been granted in 2015 with DE.MO./MOVIN’UP, by MIBACT Italian Culture Ministry/GAI. He took part in 2013 as actor and pedagogue in the European project “Caravan – Artists on the road”, a Theatre International project by EU, Fondazione CRT, University of Turin. He took part to its continuation “Caravan Next” (2016-2019), a big scale European project led by Nordisk Teaterlaboratorium, with the participation of several partners from all over Europe.
He is the artistic director of the performing arts group DOO – Divano Occidentale Orientale. He has conceived and directed all the works produced by the group, presented in many countries around the world etc…
For the poetry, he published Ritratto all’Ombra (2004) and 21:31 (mi sento morire), 2014 by Lietocolle Publisher. The text of “Pepe El Bastardo Impaziente e Innamorato” appeared in the theatrical series Percorsi by Editoria&Spettacolo publishing house.
Among other movies, he took part in Ridley Scott’s movie ALL THE MONEY IN THE WORLD, alongside international stars as Kevin Spacey, Mark Wahlberg, Michelle Williams, Timothy Hutton. He has filmed recently in the new BBC Tv-series US, alongside Tom Hollander and Sofie Gråbøl.



Nome / Name

Giuseppe L. Bonifati

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Data di nascita / Date of birth


Studio / School Studies

La Sapienza, Studi Italiani

Formazione / Training

Civica Scuola D´Arte Drammatica Paolo Grassi, Milano, ANAD Silvio D´Amico, Odin Teatret – Nordisk Teaterlaboratorium, Danimarca

Collaborazioni / Collaborations

DOO performing arts group, Artistic Director

Lingue / Languages

italiano, inglese, francese, spagnolo, danese, portoghese