Michael K. Hewitt

Lighting & Sound Designer / Composer
Associated Designers of Canada (ADC) / IATSE Local 659

Michael is a multi-disciplinary, theatre designer with a focus on Lighting and Sound, as well as a music composer. Based out of beautiful Squamish, British Columbia; Michael has worked through the province and beyond. His award-winning designs have been used with companies such as: Arts Club Theatre Company, Bard on the Beach, Chemainus Theatre Festival, Firehall Arts Centre, Pacific Theatre, Rosebud Theatre and more. Michael has also mentored students at Capilano University as well as Douglas College.

Michael is a full member of the Associated Designers of Canada / IATSE Local 659 and also has worked as in a Technical Director capacity for several professional companies and festivals.

Michael is a “hard-of-hearing” designer who despite his disability has created award winning compositions and sound designs. He leverages his disability and turns it into meaningful motivation to create artistically complex scores that evoke a wide range of emotions for theatre and film productions.

Please see the Lighting or Sound / Music pages to see examples of Michael’s body of work over his 15+ year career in theatre.