Jeanne Sakata


PlayMakers: Hold These Truths.

Credits: Seattle’s A Contemporary Theatre, July-August 2014. Hold These Truths: world premiere, Los Angeles’ East West Players, October 2007, co-presented by the UCLA Department of Asian American Studies, the UCLA Asian American Studies Center and the Japanese American National Museum; also Chicago’s Silk Road Rising/Millennium Park; New York premiere, Epic Theatre Ensemble, October 2012 (2013 Drama Desk nomination for Outstanding Solo Performance). Honolulu Theatre for Youth co-produced with Daniel Dae Kim, and Terra Nova Collective’s 2013 soloNOVA Festival.

Awards/Recognition: Jeanne is also a renowned actress of stage and screen (LA Ovation Award, Outstanding Lead Actress, Chay Yew’s Red (East West Players); Entertainment Today Award; Best Supporting Actress, Chay Yew’s A Winter People (Theatre @ Boston Court); 2013 Monaco Charity Film Festival Award, Best Actress, Adultolescence; 2011 Outstanding Artist Award, Asian Pacific American Friends of the Theatre establishment of Jeanne Sakata Collection, Library of Congress Playwrights Archive, Asian American Pacific Islander Collection, Washington DC.

Shows at PlayMakers