“Yonsei, Kevin Takahide Lee is a firm believer that the arts must be interwoven with social needs. After graduating from UBC and UWO in opera and voice performance, he has been involved with productions focused on bringing attention to IBPOC stories.
For over a decade Takahide-san has portrayed Japanese Canadian veteran Zennosuke Inouye with the Surrey ReEnactors. Other notable roles include Dr. Gordon Hirabayash in Jeanne Sakata’s ’Hold These Truths’ and Hideo Sakamoto in ‘Forgiveness’ by Mark Sakamato play by Hiro Kanagawa.
Kevin sits on the Powell Street Festival’s programming committee, and is vice president of New Westminster Pride Society.