Composer

As a composer, you start with a blank page. Anything is possible. I love this freedom. I try to create music that opens both the hearts and minds of my listeners.” – Marguerite Witvoet

Marguerite Witvoet

2022

Black Horse

Script and Songs by Linz Kenyon
Choral Music by Marguerite Witvoet
Directed by Estelle Shook
Music Direction by Marguerite Witvoet
Produced by Caravan Farm Theatre, Armstrong, BC

2021

Joyride

Script by Estelle Shook
Adapted from “The Greatest Gift” by Philip Van Doren Stern
Composition/Music Direction by Marguerite Witvoet
Produced by Caravan Farm Theatre, Armstrong, BC

2020

The Doll’s House Project

Play by Henrik Ibsen
Adapted by Ingmar Bergman
Directed by Laara Sadiq
Composition & Music Direction by Marguerite Witvoet
Produced by Studio 58, Langara College

2017 – 2022

Th’Owxiya: The Hungry Feast Dish*

Script by Joseph Dandurand
Composition/Music Direction by Marguerite Witvoet
Directed by Chris McGregor
Produced by Axis Theatre, Vancouver, BC
*Nominated for a Jessie Richardson Award (Outstanding Artistic Creation)

2014

Brief Encounters

A two-week encounter with a beverage alchemist in an interdisciplinary festival
Song/Lyrics by Marguerite Witvoet
Script by Taylor Partel & Marguerite Witvoet
Produced by The Tomorrow Collective

The Good Person of Setzuan

Words by Bertolt Brecht
Translation by Tony Kushner
With new songs by Marguerite Witvoet
Directed by Stuart Aikins
Music Direction by Marguerite Witvoet
Produced by Exit 22 at Capilano University

2009

Every Other Tuesday

Film directed and written by David King
Score and musical arrangements by Marguerite Witvoet
Produced by Hillsville Productions, Inc.

2008

Having Hope At Home

Sound Design by Marguerite Witvoet
Directed by Nicola Cavendish
Produced by Chemainus Theatre Festival (Chemainus, BC)

2007

Squeezebox

A collaboration between Kathleen Oliver and Marguerite Witvoet
Score by Marguerite Witvoet
Produced by song room 6 (Vancouver)

2006

The Art Hung Quietly

A collaboration between Nicola Cavendish and Marguerite Witvoet
Score by Marguerite Witvoet
Produced by song room 4 (Vancouver)

Hay Fever

by Noel Coward
Sound Design by Marguerite Witvoet
Directed by Nicola Cavendish
Produced by Presentation House Theatre (North Vancouver)

2005

SKIN à fleur de peau

A collaboration between Barbara Bourget, Lyse Lemieux and Marguerite Witvoet
Score by Marguerite Witvoet
Produced by The Skin Collective at the Vancouver International Dance Festival (Vancouver)

Unless

by Carol Shields + Sara Cassidy
Score & Sound Design by Marguerite Witvoet
Directed by Roy Surette
Co-produced by Canadian Stage (Toronto), Arts Club Theatre (Vancouver), Belfry Theatre (Victoria)

2004

Tongue Tied

Written and Performed by Marguerite Witvoet
Directed by James Fagan Tait
Produced by Vancouver New Music (Vancouver)

Seven Deadly Songs

Directed by Glynis Leyshon
A cabaret featuring the music of Kurt Weill along with music by Camyar Chai, James Fagan Tait and Marguerite Witvoet
Co-produced by Vancouver Playhouse and NeWorld Theatre (Vancouver)

2003

Asylum of the Universe

Book by Camyar Chai
Lyrics and Music by Camyar Chai, James Fagan Tait, and Marguerite Witvoet
Directed by Glynis Leyshon
Co-produced by the Vancouver Playhouse + NeWorld Theatre (Vancouver)

Appetite for Life

Film directed by Jessica Bradford
Score by Marguerite Witvoet
Produced by Tarlington Training Film (Vancouver)

2002

The Mousetrap*

by Agatha Christie
Directed by Nicola Cavendish
Sound Design by Marguerite Witvoet
Produced by the Arts Club Theatre (Vancouver)
*Nominated for a Jessie Richardson Award (Best Sound Design)

2001

Opiate Karim and the Asylum of the Universe*

Book by Camyar Chai
Lyrics and Music by Camyar Chai, James Fagan Tait, and Marguerite Witvoet
Directed by Camyar Chai Produced by NeWorld Theatre (Vancouver)
*Nominated for a Jessie Richardson Award (Composition)

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