Takeshi Kata is a Theatrical Set Designer based out of Los Angeles. He has worked on over 150 productions nationally and internationally. In New York he has worked with Atlantic Theatre Company, Second Stage, Vineyard Theatre, New York Theatre Workshop, Playwrights Horizons, Play Company, Barrow Street Theatre and Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre. Regionally Takeshi has worked with Alley Theatre, American Players Theatre, Berkeley Rep., Cleveland Play House, Dallas Theatre Center, Ford's Theatre, Geffen Playhouse, Goodman, Hartford Stage, Kirk Douglas Theatre, La Jolla Playhouse, Long Wharf Theatre, Mark Taper Forum, The Old Globe, Resident Ensemble Theatre, South Coast Rep., Steppenwolf Theatre Co., Williamtown Theatre Festival and Yale Repertory Theatre. Takeshi has won an Obie and has been nominated for Drama Desk, Barrymore and Ovation Awards. He is an Assistant Professor at USC School of Dramatic Arts.