Kristian Roberts is the Director of Education at The Dallas Opera, a world-class performing arts organization located in Dallas, Texas. In this capacity, she leads the company’s education and community engagement efforts, overseeing fourteen distinct programs and a team of performing and teaching artists. In addition to her fourteen years with TDO’s Education Department, Ms. Roberts has performed on the mainstage as a member of The Dallas Opera Chorus and is co-host for the company’s outdoor simulcasts and community engagement events. Her latest endeavor is co-hosting a virtual series on TDO Network, Taking the Stage with Kristian and Quo. She is also a member of the Advisory Board and Arts Council for Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, and serves on OPERA America’s Racial Justice Opera Network steering committee to enrich the art form and industry through increased diversity and equitable practices. Ms. Roberts holds a master’s degree in vocal performance from Southern Methodist University, with additional studies in music history, and a bachelor’s degree in vocal performance from Baylor University.