Miyo the Storyteller
Miyo Yamauchi - How To Be Japanese

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By popular demand, Miyo’s solo show is coming back this fall. Her first solo show was sold out in the first 48 hours. Get your tickets now!

Normal: conforming to a standard; usual, typical, or expected. All of us at some times or in some ways feel like outsiders. That whatever it is that is normal does not include us. But when we enter a new culture, we actually are the outsider. An excellent vantage point to question the status quo.

Wear My Story

Wear My Story!

Each design is related to Miyo’s stories, her random thoughts, or fun facts.  We hope you will “feel” it when you wear them.

Featured Video

What would you do when you find an intruder on your property? Do you scream or call 9-1-1? Miyo takes an unconventional method to deal with the intrusion.

My Storytelling Events

I would love to see your friendly smiles in the audience.  Please come to hear my stories!

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Storytelling Stub

Resources, tools, and tips that may help you with writing and storytelling.

You Gotta Start Somewhere

How did you start?
I turned to the voice. It was right in front of a theater where I had just finished performing. A young woman with glasses and curly hair was smiling at me.

How To Overcome Stage Fright

Do you feel nervous before going onto the stage? Do you have any rituals to calm your nerves down? There are many suggestions for overcoming stage fright. To me, preparation is the best medicine. 
Familiarize yourself with your material. Practice as much as you can...

Tsubuyaki

Miyo’s mumbling thoughts at the moment…

I and It: Here We Are Again

I and It: Here We Are Again

The past six months have been a constant race with obstacles, challenges, twists and turns, but the race wasn’t stressful or chaotic. It was all fun because I wasn’t running alone. My team ran with me all the way.

A Solo Show Wasn’t a Solo Journey!

A Solo Show Wasn’t a Solo Journey!

The past six months have been a constant race with obstacles, challenges, twists and turns, but the race wasn’t stressful or chaotic. It was all fun because I wasn’t running alone. My team ran with me all the way.

Everything Happens for a Reason

Everything Happens for a Reason

In 2019, I declared that I was going to to do a solo show in 2020. I found a venue, signed a contract with the Hollywood Fringe and the theater, and started creating promotional materials. Then, as you might guess already, everything was cancelled in 2020. I was...

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