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What's the role of storytelling in the twenty first century?
with Dr Stephe Harrop from Liverpool Hope University

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Join Dr Stephe Harrop, associate professor at Liverpool Hope University as she demonstrates the power of storytelling in contemporary performance, and offers her professional experience as a storyteller to help you develop your own stories!

Dr Stephe HarropLiverpool Hope UniversityDrama and performing arts

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1. Storytelling as contemporary performance
2. Choosing your story
3. Working with autobiographical stories
4. That’s you in the spotlight

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Liverpool Hope University
Liverpool Hope University

Liverpool Hope provides students with the best of both worlds; welcoming campuses within easy reach of one of the UK’s most vibrant cities. With a history dating back to 1844, the University is committed to a culture of research informed teaching within an environment that nurtures, supports and empowers students as individuals. The University has state-of-the-art facilities at both its teaching campuses, one of which is entirely dedicated to creative and performing arts. With single honours and one of the widest ranges of combined degrees, students can select their area of study according to their passions and career aspirations.

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Dr Stephe Harrop

Dr Stephe Harrop is Associate Professor of Drama at Liverpool Hope University, where she teaches acting, directing, ensemble, theatre histories, and contemporary storytelling. In 2018, she published Greek Tragedy and the Contemporary Actor (co-authored with Zachary Dunbar), which won the ADSA prize for best monograph in drama and theatre studies. Her new book, Contemporary Storytelling Performance: Female Artists on Practices, Platforms, Presences, is forthcoming from Routledge in 2023. When she’s not teaching or researching, Stephe tours nationally and internationally as a contemporary storyteller. Her current repertoire includes two shows exploring forgotten stories of mythic England - Henry V: The King’s Knickers (2019) and Queens of Albion: Bronze and Stone (2022).

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