Miriam Cheong

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Miriam Cheong is an actor, theatre-maker and writer based in Singapore. Her explorations in autobiographical theatre have brought her to exploring fatphobia in Wild Rice’s The Other F Word, her relationship with her mother tongue and Chinese identity at Esplanade’s Foreword Festival with Bin Hai: Xiao Ming by The Bay, and polycystic ovarian syndrome with Shannen Tan's Lotus Root Support Group. Her work in The Other F Word earned her nominations for Best Actress and Best Original Script at The Straits Times Life! Theatre Awards.

Her other acting credits include Abby in Impromptu Meeting’s The Lobby, How Drama’s Fat Kids are Harder to Kidnap 2021, and Lily in Caricapture Theatre's Tissue Paper Aunty: The Musical at the Musical Theatre Festival Fringe Festival.

Her other writing credits include The Staff Room, commissioned by NUS Centre for the Arts' EMCC and Journey to the Land of Languages in collaboration with The Second Breakfast Company for CHIJ Our Lady of the Nativity's Racial Harmony Day celebrations.

Last Updated: March 2023