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Through the St. Andrews Summer School for the Performing Arts, students are given the opportunity to take masterclasses and to perform in recitals and at other public venues. [Read More]

From Wendy Nielsen and Measha Brueggergosman to Ludmila Knezkova-Hussey and Chih-Long Hu, many famous faces have taken part in our courses and events, either as instructors, students or performers. When you participate in St. Andrews Arts Council events and workshops -- you are in good company. [Read More]


Tom Diamond

Opera Workshop, Theatre and Opera

Director Tom Diamond’s critically acclaimed productions include premieres of Chan Ka Nin’s Iron Road (Dora Award) and Timothy Sullivan’s Florence The Lady With The Lamp (Chalmers Award) , 6 productions for Pacific Opera Victoria and 9 for the Canadian Opera Company. His production of Squonk was an off-Broadway hit and transferred to Broadway where it won the American Theatre Wing's Hewes Award.

He is the Resident Director/Dramaturg at Tapestry New Opera Works.

His first short film, THE PERFECT MATCH, premiered at Harbourfront’s World Stage Festival, has been seen at film festivals across North American and was nominated for Best Experimental Film at the Miami Short Film Festival.

He is also is one of the most renown and sought after Acting Coaches on the continent. He is currently the Acting Coach for both the Canadian Opera Company Ensemble Studio and the Atelier Lyrique (Opera de Montreal). He has taught Acting at York University, George Brown College Theatre School, University of Toronto, McGill University, Indiana University, the Eastman School of Music, the New England Conservatory and has given dozens of Master Classes at many other institutions.

Mr. Diamond is perhaps most often recognized for his participation in both seasons of the Gemini Award-winning television series BATHROOM DIVAS.



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