Artist Bio

Takeshi Kata

(Bio as of December 2016)

Takeshi Kata returns to the Goodman, where his credits include God of Carnage. Chicago credits include Slowgirl, The Seafarer and The Tempest (Steppenwolf Theatre Company). New York credits include Gloria and Outside People (Vineyard Theatre), Forever (New York Theatre Workshop); B.F.E. and Doris to Darlene (Playwrights Horizons); 3 Kinds of Exile, Storefront Church, Through a Glass Darkly, Dreams of Flying Dreams of Falling, Port Authority and Intelligent Design of Jenny Chow (Atlantic Theater Company); Adding Machine (Minetta Lane Theatre) and Orson’s Shadow (Barrow Street Theatre). Regionally, Mr. Kata has worked at the Alley Theatre, American Players Theatre, Cleveland Play House, Dallas Theatre Center, Ford's Theatre, Geffen Playhouse, Hartford Stage, La Jolla Playhouse, Long Wharf Theatre, Center Theatre Group, The Old Globe, Williamstown Theatre Festival and Yale Repertory Theatre.  He has won an Obie Award and received Drama Desk, Barrymore and Ovation Award nominations. He is an assistant professor at University of Southern California’s School of Dramatic Arts.

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