Artist Projects

Wakka Wakka Productions

Performing Arts, 2013

Wakka Wakka Productions

Wakka Wakka Productions, Inc. is an innovative, award-winning visual company led by Gabrielle Brechner, Kirjan Waage and Gwendolyn Warnock. The New York-based company has created and produced eight original works of theater, which have toured extensively through the U.S. and abroad. Wakka Wakka Productions have been artists in residence at the Princeton University Atelier, Robert Wilson’s Watermill Center and Nordland Visual Theatre, and guest artists at The Eugene O’Neill Center for the Arts National Puppetry Conference. Warnock and Waage were nominated for a 2011 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Director of a Play for Baby Universe: A Puppet Odyssey, and the company received a 2013 Drama Desk Special Citation for their play SAGA. Their new project, Made in China, will be workshopped at the National Puppetry Center in Atlanta, GA.


Kirjan Waage

Kirjan Waage was born in Haugesund, Norway. He graduated from the University of Bologna, Italy where he studied puppet theatre under Professor Remo Melloni and received a diploma from University ...
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Gwendolyn Warnock

Gwendolyn Warnock long before she founded Wakka Wakka Productions, graduated from Northwestern University, (Performance Studies) and from the two year program at Ecole Internationale de Theatre ...
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Gabrielle Brechner

Gabrielle Brechner is a native New Yorker who was literally raised in a theatre, where she spent the first 18 years of her life working every post in the Off-Off Broadway establishment. In 1998 ...
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Awards & Accomplishments

  • 2014


    Wakka Wakka receives a 2014 MAP Fund Grant for Made in China