Kyoko Matsumoto, dancer. Kyoko Matsumoto is from Japan where she trained as a dancer. She also trained as a ballet pedagogue at the Royal Ballet School in London and qualified as a Pilates instructor at the Alan Hardman Studio in London. Prior to joining the Göteborg Opera in 1998 Kyoko danced with the Malaika Kusumi Ballet Theatre in Frankfurt. With the Göteborg Ballet her performances include Petite Mort, Herman Schmerman, Duende, Falling Angels, I Dolda Sekunder, Like Leaves, Breeding Spaces, Side in/side out, She was black, Georgia, Falling Angels, Eroica and others.