Miyo the Storyteller
Miyo Yamauchi - How To Be Japanese

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In-person show: June 4, 2022 @ 7 PM Pacific Time
Online show: June 18, 2022 @ 3 PM Pacific Time

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.

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.

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

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

Break The Fourth Wall

What is the fourth wall?The fourth wall is a performance convention in which an invisible, imagined wall separates actors from the audience. While the audience can see through this wall, the convention assumes the actors act as if they cannot. From the 16th century...

Train Creativity in the Right Way

How do you train your creativity? Do you have any rituals to be creative? Researchers at Ohio State University have developed a new method for training people to be creative. According to the research, it works far more effectively than current methods. Do you want to...

Tsubuyaki

Miyo’s mumbling thoughts at the moment…

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...

Draw A Perfect Curve

Draw A Perfect Curve

One of my pet peeves is those who hit the brake before indicating a turn signal. Clearly, they don’t understand the whole picture.Driving is art. It’s also science...like storytelling. You cannot go too fast or too slow. You need to be attentive to details, but you...

Right People, Right Place

Right People, Right Place

Not everybody has the skill set.Said a senior technician at a dental lab. I was taken back by his statement. It sounded harsh and arrogant, contrary to his benign demeanor. Without consideration for my wince, he smiled and continued,Everybody has a different skill...

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