Chad Takeda is a fourth generation Japanese American hailing from Fresno, CA. Chad’s paternal grandparents were victims of Executive Order 9066, and were held at Poston II in Yuma County, Arizona. Chad feels truly honored to be given the opportunity to assist in the telling of such a vital story, especially with consideration to the current political climate. Regional credits include: Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Nat’l tour (McCoy Rigby Entertainment), Young Frankenstein and Hello Dolly (3-D Theatricals), Aida and The Little Mermaid (Moonlight Amphitheatre), The King and I (Glendale Center Theatre), 42nd Street, Crazy for You, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (The Candlelight Pavilion), In the Heights (Performance Riverside). He received a BA in Theatre Arts from Cal State University, Fullerton.
As Tom Maruyama (Nisei)