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 Kevin Takahide Lee

Kevin Takahide Lee has a Bachelor's of Music in Opera Performance from the University of British Columbia and a Master's of Music in Voice Performance from The University of Western Ontario. He teaches for the city of Burnaby, and is involved with musical and theatrical productions throughout the Lower Mainland. 


Fourth generation Chinese Japanese Canadian, Kevin Takahide Lee descends from a family who experienced the head tax and the Japanese Canadian Internment of WWII. Growing up in BC’s Lower Mainland he witnessed the challenges his family and immigrants faced regarding accessibility to services and preservation of their culture. This would lead Kevin to work in the performing arts and advocacy.


Past notable activities has included The Surrey ReEnactors, Carousel Theatre's production of 'You're a Good Man Charlie Brown' and 'A Charlie Brown Christmas, Vancouver Opera, Vancouver Asian Actor Theatre, the Inspirit Panel, Children's Hospital PSA, Untold Stories of the ER, panels and conferences concerning ‘Truth and Reconciliation’ and exhibited at the Canadian Museum of Human Rights,


When not busying himself with the performing arts, he can be found volunteering for the Powell Street Festival Programming Committee, building community or running and walking in beautiful BC.

 

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