Kerriann Otaño

Current Position


(She/Her) After a decade working as a professional opera singer, Kerriann has pivoted to work as an artistic administrator, freelance producer, mental healthcare advocate, and founding member of a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion task force.


Opera Memphis

2020 - Present
Memphis, TN

Marketing and Public Relations Manager

2020 - Present
Dallas, TX

TDO Network Producer

- developed an engaging weekly web series aimed at empowering women in opera, averaging 50,000 organic impressions per episode - reacted to the horrific murder of George Floyd by producing and participating in a candid, challenging panel discussion on the role of arts organizations in the ongoing fight for social justice and equity for BIPOC - produced a compelling episode in celebration of Pride Month, highlighting the lives and careers of nearly two dozen members of the LGBTQIA+ operatic community
New York, NY


- organized an ambitious video project remotely featuring 30 women across the country during the pandemic - motivated my team to create a joyful and important project during this challenging social and political time - produced the audio tracks for singers and instrumentalists recording remotely - developed a marketing campaign to increase viewership and donations
San Diego, California

Artistic Administrator

- organized presenter schedule for a two-week intensive virtual artist training program - produced, created, and edited engaging artist content for NEO's social media while managing a three person marketing team - produced exceptional web content that garnered national attention - conceptualized, researched, and led a workshop on Mental Health for Opera Singers - acted as liaison for and facilitated mediation between artists and administration - maintained an environment of collaboration and mutual respect in a challenging virtual climate