Takeshi Matsumoto

Takeshi is an actor and performer with a broad experience in performing both for theatre and dance productions. He has a wide range of experience in various styles of performance such as physical theatre, Butoh, Japanese folk dance and Japanese drum, contemporary dance (dancing for Christian Duarte, Azure Barton and Henri Oguike as part of Transition Dance Company at Trinity Laban, Darren Johnston for a year production).

He trained as an actor in Japan and as a dancer both in Japan and Trinity Laban, London. Takeshi is now studying MA in Dance Movement Therapy, working mainly with autistic children. Takeshi has been working with Hagit Yakira for the last two and a half years, and he was a part of the creative process for the last three of the company’s productions.