Takeshi Kata is a Theatrical Set Designer based out of Los Angeles. His New York credits include GLORIA, OUTSIDE PEOPLE (Vineyard), FOREVER (New York Theatre Workshop), B.F.E., DORIS TO DARLENE (Playwrights Horizons), 3 KINDS OF EXILE, STOREFRONT CHURCH, THROUGH A GLASS DARKLY, DREAMS OF FLYING DREAMS OF FALLING, PORT AUTHORITY, INTELLIGENT DESIGN OF JENNY CHOW (Atlantic Theatre Co.), ADDING MACHINE (Minetta Lane), ORSON'S SHADOW (Barrow Street Theatre). Regionally Takeshi has worked at the Alley Theatre, American Players Theatre, 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, 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.