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Sheila Wee


Sheila Wee (Singapore)

Sheila has been a professional storyteller since 1999 and has been described as a Godmother of Singapore storytelling. She co-founded Singapore’s first storytelling circle and its first professional storytelling company. She is currently the President of the Storytelling Association (Singapore).

Sheila’s work in Singapore includes performances for museums, schools, conference openings and community events and storytelling skills courses and workshops for adults, teens and children. She also conducts workshops that cover a wide range of storytelling applications, including storytelling for intergenerational bonding, language and literacy development, special needs education, character education, and leadership in organisations. 

In her international work, Sheila has conducted workshops for the Society for Storytelling (UK), The Malaysian International Storytelling Festival and the Hong Kong Bureau of Education. She has performed at the Scottish International Storytelling Festival, the Australian National Storytelling Confest, the Malaysia International Storytelling Festival, the Skye and Lochalsh Storytelling Festival and at various schools and community venues throughout the UK.

Catch Sheila in Asian Stories & Tales that Bind: Storytelling to Bridge the Generation Gap.