Wise Fool New Mexico (WFNM) is a nonprofit theatre arts company created and staffed by women artists of diverse backgrounds who are dedicated to art as a means of changing our world. It is WFNM's mission to ignite imagination, build community, and promote social justice through performances and hands-on experiences in the arts of circus, puppetry, and theatre.
n the folk traditions of storytelling, puppetry, circus arts and public spectacle, we offer accessible, highly visual and physical professional performances, participatory events and hands on workshops. We encourage dialogue and cooperation through shared creative process, using imagery, music and theatre arts to empower people to become larger than life, speak out, listen and find common ground. For 17 years Wise Fool has been creating original works for theatres, schools, libraries and outdoor venues to rave reviews and sell out audiences. WFNM has won the Santa Fe Mayor's Award for Excellence in the Arts, Best Theatre Company from Crosswinds Weekly, the cover of the Santa Fe Reporter's 30 years of Santa Fe issue, Best Puppeteers from San Francisco's Bay Guardian, and visual arts awards from SF Carnaval and Cherokee National Holidays.