Telling Family Stories – Janet Behan and Damian Le Bas CCV0405 ¦ Creative Conversations [podcast]

Actor Janet Behan and writer Damian Le Bas join Creative Conversation host, Yang-May Ooi, in today’s show to talk about Telling Family Stories in the context of their respective Irish, Gypsy and Chinese backgrounds. Along the way they…

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Bound Feet Blues will be featured in the Sight/Unseen drama conference

Bound Feet Blues is part of the Sight / Unseen Drama Conference ¦ Bound Feet Blues

Yang-May Ooi’s solo theatre piece is part of the Sight/Unseen Drama Conference on 27 April. An extract from the play, read by Julie Cheung-Inhin, will feature as an introduction to the panel discussion ReTelling Old Tales in Theatre.…

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British East Asian Plays anthology featuring Yang-May Ooi's Bound Feet Blues

Yang-May Ooi signs with Aurora Metro ¦ Bound Feet Blues

Writer/ performer Yang-May Ooi has signed with UK publisher Aurora Metro for the script of Bound Feet Blues to be included in an upcoming anthology of British East Asian plays. Yang-May writes: Bound Feet Blues: A Life Told…

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High Heels, from Yang-May Ooi's memoir Bound Feet Blues - A Life Told in Shoes

Do High Heels Make You More of a Woman? ¦ Bound Feet Blues

Does wearing high heels make you more of a woman? Does wearing clumpy boots make you less of a woman? As women, do we have to be feminine to be considered beautiful? These are the intriguing questions asked…

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Friends hanging out - illustrating a blog post by Yang-May Ooi about making friends with your procrastination

Make Friends with Your Procrastination ¦ Fearless Creativity

Procrastination is our enemy, many self-help guides tell us, and we are urged to deal with it through metaphors of violence and war – we are told to “battle” procrastination, “beat”, “overcome” it or “break through” it. But…

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Clocks to illustrate a blog post by Yang-May Ooi about making time to achieve anything

How to create time for anything ¦ Fearless Creativity

So you want to write a book but somehow you never find the time. You have a creative passion you long to pursue but your day job gets in the way. Don’t wait, creative actionista Yang-May Ooi  says, you…

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