Riki Takeda was born in Kumamoto in 1983, grow in Yokohama.
He graduated from Rikkyo University in 2005. After he worked in a kindergarten he joined in the theater company “chelfitsch” and got involved in theater works created by Norimizu Ameya and Kaku Nagashima as an actor.
From 2012 he started to create works by himself. The elements of his works are “String telephone”, “Conversation with police” and “Takoyaki” etc. They are inspired from folk performing arts in Asia countries.
2015-2017 invited by Karnabal Festival in Philippine
2016 invited by Ming Contemporary Art Museum
2016-2017 Arts Commission Yokohama Creative Children Fellow