Kateland Cunningham is a passionate storyteller, she is a classically trained soprano pursuing an acting career in television and film. After years of intensive opera training Kateland reunited with her first love, acting, moving back home to Los Angeles after receiving her Masters from San Francisco Conservatory of Music. She is excited for this new adventure and hopes to continue attracting new interest to classical performances. She has performed the roles of Adele in an I Love Lucy rendition of Johann Strauss’ famous Die Fledermaus, Olympia in The Tales of Hoffmann, Laetitia in The Old Maid and the Thief, Gretel and The Dew Fairy in Hansel and Gretel, and Mademoiselle Silberklang in Der Schauspieldirektor.
In 2016 she was announced a Semifinalist in the James Toland Vocal Arts Competition (Tier II), and performed with the Santa Monica Verdi Chorus as an apprentice member. Furthermore, she was awarded the David Weiss Memorial Scholarship in voice performance, and participated twice as a young artist at Institut Canadien D’Art Vocal in Montréal, Québec.
Kateland is an alumna of OperaWorks and Song Fest summer music programs, and was a finalist in “Oh Say Can You Sing” Competition, singing with the Orange County Pacific Symphony, while an undergraduate at the University of California Irvine.