Tina Takemoto is an artist, writer, and associate professor of visual studies at California College of the Arts in San Francisco. She is board member of Queer Cultural Center and co-founder of Queer Conversations on Culture and the Arts.
For more than five decades, Japanese American actor Sab Shimono (b. 1937) has performed on stage and screen in over 150 roles and counting. In 1966 Shimono first appeared on Broadway in Mame (with Angela Landsbury), and he was part of the original and revival casts of Stephen Sondheim’s Pacific Overtures as well as numerous theatrical productions written and directed by Philip Kan Gotanda such as Fish Head Soup, Yankee Dawg You Die and The Wash.