Kiyoko Sims, an Asian woman, wears a sleeveless maroon top. She has shoulder length dark hair and wears glasses and a small necklace.

Kiyoko Motoyama Sims has a wealth of experience as an arts instructor and administrator, director, and professional development facilitator. She is currently an adjunct faculty member of the Theater Department at Augsburg University and the theatre instructor at St. Paul Conservatory for Performing Artists as well as a teaching artist at Upstream Arts. She also facilitates professional development workshops throughout the community, integrating the power of arts and intercultural competency. She is active as a violinist in a chamber music group. Kiyoko holds an MFA in Musical Theatre Performance from San Diego State University and an MA in Theatre Arts from the University of Minnesota.