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, her music has been performed at Festival Quartiers Danses and in Montreal Botanical Gardens. Alumna of Nightwood Theatre’s Young Innovators Unit 2020-2021, Christine is currently working on a musical tentatively titled, "Just a Note", supported by the Canada Council for the Arts and by Playwright’s Workshop Montreal which will have a staged reading at the Festival St-Ambroise Montreal Fringe 2022. Christine is serving on the 2021-2022 Board of Directors for the Quebec Writers’ Federation.

photo by Chrystian Guy

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Just A Note (workshop reading) at St-Ambroise Montreal Fringe Festival 2022

June 11 - 19, 2021
Length: 45mins
Le Ministère :
4521 St Laurent Blvd, Montreal, Quebec H2T 1R2
More information here!


Saturday June 11, 15h45
Sunday June 12, 19h45
Tuesday June 14, 18h00
Thursday June 16, 17h15
Saturday June 18, 13h
Sunday June 19, 19h45
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Who has never lied to her parents? In "Just a Note" , Leah almost gets away with it, pursuing her passion in music at McGill University without her family knowing... Until her mom shows up at her doorstep with a bowl of black bean noodles! This surprise visit turns into a permanent problem when her mom moves in with her - Leah must now find a way to graduate without her mom finding out that she lied about being in med school..!

Kalianore productions is proud to present the workshop reading of Just a Note, a gentle and funny musical based on lived experience about identity, immigration and mother and daughter relationships. It premieres at the St-Ambroise Montreal Fringe Festival from June 11th to 19th at Le Ministère (venue #8)!

Tickets(service fess already included): $7.25 - accessible | $15.25 - general
Available for purchase at | 514-849-FEST (3378)
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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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