Mark Kuntz

Steve Lyons and Mark Kuntz founded Bellingham Theaterworks in 2014. Until the pandemic, they’d produced several plays each year, many under the auspices of Fairhaven Summer Repertory Theater.

Refreshingly, this year’s theme is “youth…

Kendra Phillips’ a cappella musical “Family Game Night,” which will run at Western Washington University’s Performing Arts Center DUG Theater from Oct. 20-29, grew out of a desire to inject hope into would seem like a hopeless situation.

It poses difficult…

Western Washington University professors Mark Kuntz and Darren McCroom are headed to Mexico City with five students this month to present Suzan-Lori Parks’ “Top Dog/Underdog,” with two-performances on campus, at 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6, at Western’s Performing Arts Center Mainstage,…

Western Washington University Theatre faculty Mark Kuntz and Darren McCroom are traveling to Mexico City with five students in the first week of February to present Suzan-Lori Parks’ Pulitzer Prize-winning drama “Topdog/Underdog.”

The production will also have a two-…

What’s a multi-venue theatre to do? Running a space takes time and energy, not to mention costs. So how do you keep patrons coming back while keeping your costs down?

ACT Theatre in Seattle has no fewer than four venues; they can even program up to five events in a single evening if they…

Western Washington University’s Department of Theatre and Dance will present two plays, “Streamers” by David Rabe and “A Piece of My Heart” by Shirley Lauro, in rotation from Oct. 23 to Nov. 1; evening performances will be at 7:30 p.m. with matinees on select days…

Most people, or maybe just the lucky ones, seem to have that one thing that they can't live without. At least that's how dance instructor and arts advocate Pam Kuntz sees it.

For some, a sport like running offers a euphoric feeling that becomes something they crave. For Kuntz,…

Mark Kuntz directs "Equus," Peter Shaffer's controversial play about a psychiatrist who is confronted with a boy who has blinded six horses in a violent fit of passion. This very passion is as foreign to Dysart as the act itself. To the boy's parents it is a hideous mystery;…

A proposal to build a mid-size performing arts theater in the city is on hold.

On Monday, Aug. 12, the City Council voted not to extend the lease of the Commercial Street Theatre Project, after the group failed to raise enough money to improve the 3,847-square-foot space in the Parkade on…

The fundraising drive for the Commercial Street Theatre Project in the downtown Parkade has fallen about a quarter-million dollars short of its goal, but backers are not yet ready to give up.

Pam Kuntz, who has been spearheading the project with her husband Mark, said it was too soon to…

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