Theatre and Dance Department

Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet” plays on the Performing Arts Center Mainstage from Oct. 14-16 in a newly imagined production directed by Professor of Theatre and Dance Mark Kuntz, with Romeo and Juliet being played by Western students Gabe Zuniga, Zachary Lewis, Catie Hinson and Jersey…

Do you have a significant other who has developed an aversion to live theater and needs to be convinced what will happen onstage is worth leaving the house for?

If so, I have good news. After attending the opening night performance of “Pump Boys and Dinettes” at the Fishermen's Pavilion…

Western Washington University's Department of Theatre and Dance and Bellingham TheatreWorks are producing the fun-for-all-ages jukebox musical hit “Pump Boys and Dinettes” this summer. Performances will be in the Port of Bellingham’s …

Bellingham TheatreWorks is bringing to life a new idea for audiences and visitors of Bellingham this summer in partnership with Western Washington University’s Department of Theatre and Dance. Utilizing the Port of Bellingham’s newest creation, the Fishermen’s Pavilion located in Zuanich Point…

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…

“Right to Recognition, a body response to the Declaration of Human Rights,” a collaboration between mixed-media artist Linda Ost and Senior Professor of Dance at Western Washington University Pam Kuntz, combines human rights, images provided by Western students and an unconventional use of hand…

Western's Theatre and Dance Department is hosting auditions this month for upcoming productions.

New Works Reading Series Auditions  

The 2022 New Works Reading Series features new works from Western students and alumni that will be directed by a guest director. We'll read ten plays…

The first five seconds of the trailer for the television series “Severance” flashes on Adam Scott walking down a narrow office hallway, followed by Patricia Arquette giving a brisk nod to someone sitting opposite her desk, a mustachioed John Turturro offering up a soulless smile…

Western Washington University and WWU Director of Dance Susan Haines are partnering with the Pickform Film Center to present two dance documentaries during the film center's month-long documentary film festival, Doctober.

aines will lead a pre-show lecture and discussion…

Winter Dances Audition October 1! 

Come and audition for the first Dance production in the 2021-2022 academic year! Winter Dances is a collection of original dance pieces choreographed by our advanced choreography students with auditions this Friday, October 1 at 6 p.m. at the…

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