Lollie Alexi Devereaux
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|Lollie Alexi Devereaux|
October 31, 1981 |
Lollie Alexi Devereaux (born October 31, 1981) is a Vancouver, British Columbia-based French actress, opera singer, dancer and writer best known for her work with L'Opéra de la Bastille (Bastille Opera) (Paris, France) and Royal Opera House (London, England).
Lollie Devereaux was born in Villefranche-sur-Mer, France, where she lived until the age of five when family moved to Toronto, Ontario. Lollie is the daughter of Marguerite Devereaux (died 2005), a French cabaret artist and Alec Devereaux (who died before Lollie's birth) a theatrical set design specialist. She has an older brother and younger sister (ages unknown).
Devereaux was classically trained in operatic voice, drama and ballet. She also attended the same private school as Ginger Snaps co-stars Katharine Isabelle and Emily Perkins. At the age of fifteen she returned to her native France and performed with the Opéra National de Paris in productions of L'enfant et les sortileges ("The Bewitched Child"), Manon and Pénélope. At seventeen Lollie became one of the youngest performers to lecture at the Bibliothèque-Musée de l'Opéra National de Paris.
Devereaux moved to Montreal, Quebec, Canada, where she attended the prestigious McGill University where she received graduate degrees in Materials Engineering and Literature by the age of twenty-three. Devereaux currently[when?] lives in Vancouver, BC where she works as an acting & vocal coach.
Devereaux became the adoptive mother of her younger sister Lila after the death of their mother in 2005. She has one daughter, born in March 2017.
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