Yong Ying Woo originally comes from Malaysia. She completed her Diploma in Performing Arts from the National Arts, Culture and Heritage Academy (ASWARA) Malaysia in 2008. During her time at ASWARA, she was exposed to an array of different dances and techniques including Malay classical and folk dance, Chinese contemporary and traditional dance, classical Indian dance, Malay and Chinese martial art, ballet, contemporary and choreography which ultimately leads to her highly versatile and cultured character. Due to her passion for dance, she continues to explore dance and graduated from Dance World Studios/APO Arts Academy in 2011 with an Advanced Diploma in Dance Performance.

Throughout her dance career, Yong Ying has worked with various dance companies such as The Life Like Touring AUS, MIJI Company, KITA Performing Arts and Sabrina Dance Troupe. She has a vast array of experience performing at various international dance events including Malaysia Week in London, Bangkok Fringe Festival in Thailand, Kunming International Cultural Festival in China, International Dance Festival in Indonesia and Malaysia and many more places all over Australia.

Yong Ying is thrilled to be a part of The King & I and she would like to thank her husband Darren Kong, family, friends and Pamela for their ongoing love and support to make this dream come true.