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Storytelling as a tool for confidence and personal presence

Start 2015 with an invigorationg new challenge – check out a unique masterclass in storytelling as a tool for confidence, personal presence and leadership that is taking place on Sat 31 Jan 2015 in Central London, facilitated by Yang-May Ooi Continue Reading »

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Discover Storytelling and Friendship at The Story Party

The ancient art of storytelling continues to bring friends – and strangers – together through inspiring stories told from the heart at The Story Party, the cult storytelling club meeting at the historic George Inn in Southwark.

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Writing Process Blogging Tour

Writer and Performer Yang-May Ooi shares her writing process secrets as part of a Writing Process Blogging Tour.

My friend Mary Ann Mhina, a fellow TEDx speaker and writer, nominated me to join her on a Writing Process Blogging Tour  Continue Reading »

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Yang-May Ooi’s solo show Bound Feet Blues heads to London’s West End

Writer/ performer Yang-May Ooi’s solo story performance Bound Feet Blues will be showcased at the Tristan Bates Theatre in London’s West End on Mon 13 Oct. Read on to find out more about the show and how to buy tickets. Continue Reading »

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What is “Goldilocks Weather”? Find out in the story I told at The Story Party in Jan [video]

Watch storyteller Yang-May Ooi telling her story “Golidlocks Weather” on this video, recorded live at The Story Party in January 2014. 

I told this story in January this year at The Story Party, the cult storytelling club hosted by Continue Reading »

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Check out my stand alone Bound Feet Blues website and blog at www.BoundFeetBlues.co.uk

The new www.BoundFeetBlues.co.uk website has launched with details of writer/ performer Yang-May Ooi’s solo story performance, currently in production. Check out the site and the blog for more information about this one woman storytelling piece and to follow Yang-May’s progress Continue Reading »

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Bound Feet Blues – “Terrific… poignant… sexy” – one woman show blows the audience away

 One woman show Bound Feet Blues by solo performer Yang-May Ooi reaps rave reviews on its first showing as a work in progress during the scratch night Going Solo event at Conway Hall last week. Here are some of the Continue Reading »

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Why I Became a Story Performer

From an quiet introvert who used to prefer sitting quietly and writing books, author Yang-May Ooi took on the scary challenge of sharing her stories on stage as a story performer. So what got her out of her room on Continue Reading »

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The Story Party

The Story Party is a new bi-monthly gathering of inspiring storytellers and storylovers, who meet in an airy upstairs room at The Rose pub in Vauxhall with a blazing fire, a view of the Thames and good food and drink. Continue Reading »

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Rebel Heart: My TEDx talk is now up online

I’m delighted to let you know that my TEDx talk is now up online. The talk, “Rebel Heart: How Small Acts of Rebellion Can Create Powerful Change”, closed the TEDxCoventGardenWomen conference Dec 2013. It has been described as “electrifying” Continue Reading »

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About Yang-May Ooi

Yang-May Ooi is a creative artist whose work explores the transformational power of personal narrative. She has been an award-winning TEDx speaker, bestselling author and acclaimed story performer. Her sell out solo story performance, Bound Feet Blues, was showcased in London's West End in Oct 2014. to 4+ Star reviews. The show returns to the Tristan Bates Theatre for a 3 week run in Nov 2015 - see www.BoundFeetBlues.co.uk

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