Creativity Above All Else

British comedian, improviser, storyteller, actor, writer, musician as featured on Australia’s ABC and the UK’s BBC. Living in Nijmegen, NL, where he moved from Brisbane, AU, Steven has toured and performed in famous comedy clubs and festivals around the world alongside acts such as Stephen Carlin, Damien Power and Greg Shapiro. Since moving to The Netherlands, he has become a cast member, performer and teacher with Amsterdam’s easylaughs, is a regular on the English-language scene around mainland Europe and hosts the popular comedy night LYFAO in Nijmegen. He is one half of Tru2U, was a former performer and teacher with Eindhoven’s Chili Con Comedy and is the host of Real Power Talk, a comedy interview series launched in conjunction with the media company All Things Loud. 

Steven Morgan’s Website, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest, TikTok

Story-Power episode 24, “Every Life is a Library”

David Sedaris, writer, actor

The Mezrab storytelling school in Amsterdam, The Netherlands

The Magic of Belle Isle (2012) Rob Reiner, Director, Morgan Freeman, Virginia Madsen, Madeline Carrol, Stars

Bridgend, Wales, United Kingdom

“Humans are not ideally set up to understand logic; they are ideally set up to understand stories.” Roger C. Schank, Cognitive Scientist


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I’m so passionate about stories that I created the Story-Power podcast and Patreon communities so I’d have an excuse to talk story. You may have seen my Story-Power posts here. If you’re passionate about stories too, and want to talk about your favorite stories, come join me at either, or

Published by lucindasagemidgorden

I grew up in the West, the descendant of people traveling by wagon train to a new life. Some of their determination and wanderlust became a part of me. I imagine them sitting around the campfire telling stories, which is why I became first a theatre artist, then a teacher and now a writer. They are all ways of telling stories.

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