As a composer and sound designer Marieke van de Ven collaborates with choreographers, dancers, theater and visual artists. In the layering of elements they are looking for a new language. Rough and hard or dreamy and poetic. Marieke van de Ven studied Composition and Sound Design at the School of the Arts. In August 2011 she received her Bachelor with Honours Composition and Sound Design and a Master of Arts with specialization in Music and Sound Design.