Christine ML Lee
Composer, Playwright & Poet

Based out of Tiohtià:ke/Mooniyang (Montreal), Christine ML Lee is a composer, playwright and poet interested in the intersection between music, movement and storytelling. Working with dance and spoken word, Christine has had her music performed at Festival Quartiers Danses and in Montreal Botanical Gardens. As a sound designer, she was nominated for a META award for her work on Psycho 6(Teesri Duniya Theatre). Alumna of Nightwood Theatre’s Young Innovators Unit & Playwrights' Workshop Montréal's Young Creators Unit, Christine is currently working on a musical, Just a Note, supported by the Canada Council for the Arts. She subsequently won a Frankie award for Most Promising Emerging Artist for the staged reading of her musical at the Festival St-Ambroise Montreal Fringe 2022. Christine is currently serving on the Board of Directors for the Quebec Writers’ Federation.

photo by Chrystian Guy

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Tapestry Briefs: Les shorts qui chantent

October 27 to 30th, 2022
Spadina Theatre at l'Alliance Française, 24 Spadina Rd, Toronto, ON M5R 2S7

Tapestry Briefs are back! Tapestry Opera is bringing you all-new provocative opera shorts with a bilingual twist, presented in Tapestry’s beautiful, tragic and absurd style. Developed in Tapestry’s LIBLAB Bilingue 2022, in partnership with Musique 3 Femmes, with support from Opéra de Montréal.

In Christine's words: I'm excited to be presenting my work as a librettist at this wonderful event!

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AS COMPOSER - Selected Contemporary Classical Works

Bloom, for SATB
Le Choeur du Brouhaha, directed by Sébastien Lachaume

Neige, for piano, cello, violin, alto and double bass

Navires Étoiles Et Âme Sage, for piano solo
Performed by Philippe Prud’Homme

AS COMPOSER - For Film / Video Games / Contemporary Dance

The Flower Sings, Piano Music

Summer Swish excerpts, music for contemporary dance
Choreography by As They Strike Collective

Spring Swish excerpts, music for contemporary dance
Choreography by As They Strike Collective

AS COMPOSER - Sound Design / Electroacoustic Work

À travers la neige, electroacoustic piece
Premiered at the eBuzz Festival at University of Montreal

Flashes, electroacoustic piece,
Excerpt from Level Up Symposium by Associated Designers of Canada

AS PLAYWRIGHT & SONGWRITER - Selected Musical Theatre Work

"Who You Think I Am", excerpt from Just a Note
CMTWC Showcase
Sung by Marie-Pierre de Brienne,
Musical Director, Arrangement by Jonathan Monro
Book, Music & Lyrics by Christine ML Lee

Excerpt from Just a Note
YCU Showcase at Playwrights' Workshop Montreal
Directed by Olivia Woods, Dramaturgy by Jesse Stong

AS POET - Selected work


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