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.