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Brian Otaño

Brian Otaño grew up in Brooklyn, NY. His plays include The Ocean at Your Door, What We Told the Neighbors, Gone was the Glow and Zero Feet Away. His work has been developed and workshopped with New Dramatists, ArsNova, Atlantic Theater Company, LARK Play Development Center, The Attic Theater Company, Judson Memorial Church and The Glass Bandit Theater Company. Brian’s numerous short plays have been performed at Manhattan Theater Source, Cakeshop and Theatre 3Merry Christmas, Eve (a short film co-written with Alyssa Codamon) was featured as part of the NewFilmmakers series at Anthology Film Archives. Brian is a 2012-2013 New Dramatists Van Lier Fellow and member of ArsNova’s Playgroup. He is also a proud member of Local USA 829. Education: BFA, Dramatic Writing (SUNY Purchase).

Art that reads I'd Like To Remember That.


Fearlessness and Candor of Reunion Storytellers

6 August 2013

Brian Otaño explores the physical and metaphorical implications of what a reunion provides for us in our journey of being.

Friday Phone Call # 19

Friday Phone Call # 19

Brian Otaño at New Dramatists

6 April 2012

The Van Lier Fellowship at New Dramatists has launched some exciting voices. I talked to the three current fellows about their path to this opportunity, what they are planning for it, and where they are headed. Start following these writers now! This is call three of three.