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Alexis Diamond

Alexis Diamond is a playwright and librettist based in Montreal. Most recently, her Dora-Mavor-Moore-nominated one-act opera The Perfect Screw, created with composer Abigail Richardson, was produced by Tapestry New Opera Works for its annual Opera to Go showcase at the Enwave Theatre, Harbourfront (Toronto) in March 2009. The opera for young audiences she wrote with composer Richard Payne about healthy eating, Get Stuffed!, a Tapestry/Words in Motion co-production, toured 30 Toronto schools in three weeks and was seen by 10,000 students. Previous operas include Enid and the Swans, an adaptation of "The Ugly Duckling," with composer James Rolfe for Soundstreams and the Canadian Children's Opera Chorus, and The Two Graces with composer Sean Ferguson for Tapestry