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Stage Director 

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Merry Widow, Mission Opera, 2024

Die Zauberflöte, CSUN Opera, 2023

Susannah, Mission Opera, 2023

The Telephone, Genesis Opera Theater, 2023

The 13 Clocks (World Premiere), Mission Opera, 2022

Don Giovanni, Mission Opera, 2022

The Old Maid & The Thief, Mission Opera, 2021

El Teléfono (en Español), Mission Opera, 2021

The Medium (virtual), Mission Opera, 2021

The Telephone (virtual), Mission Opera, 2021

Le 66, Mission Opera, 2021

Amahl & The Night Visitors, Mission Opera, 2020

Tribute to Queen, Los Angeles Mission College, 2020

La Bohème, Landmark Opera, 2019

Die Fledermaus, Landmark Opera, 2019

Stars Are Born, Los Angeles Mission College, 2019

Tosca, Landmark Opera, 2018

The Conusl (Asst Dir), Harrower Opera, 2016

A Midsummer Night's Dream (Dir Intern), Harrower Opera, 2015

Dr. Wentz is the founder of Mission Opera, an OPERA America Professional Member company in Los Angeles County, where he serves as its Artistic & Executive Director. In 2021, Wentz earned a Commendation from the County of Los Angeles for his work in promoting and advancing Music Education in LA. Additionally, the 2020 digital performance of The Medium earned Wentz and Mission Opera their first Telly Award. In 2023, Mission Opera won the First Place in the American Prize in Opera Digital Performance, as well as a Bronze Anthem Award.

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