Meet the big brains and skilled hands that can be found behind every accomplishment
and victory at PNTA. No challenge is too big for these folks.

Max Pagel

Max Pagel

Project Manager

Max Pagel is a prodigy of technical theatre and event production. Before even attaining legal drinking age, Max was named the Lighting Director/Master Electrician at the 2015 Castleton Opera Festival, as well as spent over a year as the Technical Lead at West of Lenin. At PNTA, Max has designed events for some of the largest names in the Puget Sound region, including Starbucks, Seattle Public Schools, Nyhus Communications, Kennedy Catholic High School, and Galvanize. On winter weekends, you’ll find Max up at Summit Central in the Cascade Mountains, teaching for Powderpigs Ski School.

Meet The Team

PNTA stands for Pacific Northwest Theatre Associates, and since 1975 we’ve been proud to serve the greater Puget Sound region and beyond. We have deep roots in the Seattle and have worked with some of the most prominent names to come out of this city. At the same time we also are committed to working with local nonprofits, schools and charity organizations.

At PNTA we maintain the Northwest’s largest inventory specifically for event production, but it is our people that make up the core of our company and, whose tireless commitment to creating lasting experiences make us truly one of a kind. Our team’s vast technical knowledge and battle-hardened creative chops allow us to provide customized service offerings to meet the needs of any type of event and serve all manner of clients. We really mean it when we say we are the only stop necessary for event planning and production. Whatever you’re looking to accomplish we’ve likely done it before and, in the rare case we haven’t, we’re happy to go the extra mile to see your vision through to completion, taking the unique challenges head on and finding creative solutions.

Our staff are passionate about event production and take great enjoyment from delivering an experience that goes beyond our client’s expectations. We treat each event as a new opportunity to craft a powerful and memorable journey for audiences. No one takes more pleasure than us in seeing your event succeed. We live in a constant world of fantasy and magic. We may be weird, but you’ll love having us in your corner.

Why PNTA?

  • Extensive Inventory
  • We maintain the largest inventory of live event production supplies in the Northwest. Our selection ensures that we are truly the one solution for your event and that you won't need to outsource to additional, third party vendors.

  • 40 Years of Experience
  • In 1975, our founders started PNTA when they realized the Seattle area lacked a reliable source for theater supplies. Since then, we've been the premier name for event planning and production in the Northwest, bringing a wealth of experience and knowledge to every project we work on.

  • Superior Pricing
  • Our extensive inventory and ability to perform nearly any event service in house allows us to provide you a single quote at a lower price point than you'll find elsewhere.

  • On-Time
  • We know that in event production, timing is everything. We'll make sure that your event is organized, efficiently produced and running on schedule. Last minute planning? No worries, we're well versed in working on tight deadlines.

  • Quality of Service
  • When you choose PNTA, you're not just choosing a vendor, you're choosing a partner. We're here to help you in every stage of event production, from initial planning up through the big day.

  • Referral Based
  • The majority of our business is gained through trusted referrals. Come see why we're the most trusted name in the Northwest.


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