Award-winning actress, stand-up comedian, speaker, and author
It took almost dying to teach Stacy how to truly live.
Armed with creative content and a unique speaking style, Stacy Pederson pairs comedy and acting with relevant, hilarious takeaways for your audience. Through Stacy’s story and her authentic and engaging style, your audience can learn how to:
This is 1-hour comedy show based on Stacy’s feeble attempts at being a successful working mom and mom-preneur. Stacy pokes fun at work/life balance, unrealistic expectations, competitiveness, body image and “having it all.” Stacy also shares her story of how almost losing her life taught her to redefine her role as a mother with three very distinct goals. Audience members walk away with a whole new perspective on the world of a mama-preneur.
Dying to Laugh:
Want your employees to be more productive, make more sales, have less sick days, stay longer for less salary, an outperform your competition? Teach them how to be HAPPY! In, “Dying to Laugh, How to Be Happy When Your Life is a Mess” Stacy utilizes comedy, characters and good ol’ fashioned facts for a lighter take on a serious subject. Stacy shares how she went from losing everything-including almost her life- in a three week time period. It was through this process of loss that Stacy learned how to truly live. Your audience will leave with 7 actionable steps on how to stress less, enjoy life more, and be HAPPY…even at work. This talk is practical, poignant, entertaining, funny AND will help your bottom line. Great for after lunch keynote, closing keynote, or spouses programs.
The 7 Habits of Highly Streesful People:
We all know stress is bad for our growing bellies, bottoms and shrinking bottom lines. Stacy gives a unique and hilarious take on being a “Professional Stresspert.” Diagnosed with PTSD after almost dying several times, Stacy shares 7 stress habits to successfully sabotage you and your co-workers’ productivity and quality of life. Your audience will laugh, identify with the 7 habits of highly stressful people, and walk away with some practical “de-stressing” tips based on physiology and mindset, as well as practical tips on getting along with their co-workers or difficult customers.
Innovation Built Up from Complete Failure
Stacy Pederson is an innovator. She’s also a complete failure. After failing in every conceivable way, Stacy chose to reinvent her life. She is now a sought-after Speaker/Clean Comedian who gives audiences fun—yet practical—advice on overcoming stress, innovation, and living a life that matters.
Theater-Based Performance Education
Stacy Pederson holds a BFA in Theatre and has performed stage, film, commercial, standup comedy, and radio work. She is the co-founder of The Academy of Children’s Theatre, (ACT) in Colorado Springs, as well as Ministry Center for the Arts, (MCA).
Award-Winning Style of Comedy and Speaking
Stacy’s humor is witty, creative, clean, professional, and enjoyable for all ages. She recently won first place out of comedians in “Colorado’s Got Talent” in 2013 and took second place in the overall competition.
Interwoven Storytelling and Stand-up
Stacy Pederson’s stand up comedy and outlook on life began with a diagnosis of a terminal illness with her first husband. Stacy began a difficult journey fraught with failure—including a failed marriage, single parenting, job loss, broken dreams, and financial ruin.
Then in July of 2011, Stacy stepped on a rusty nail while building a set for a kid’s musical theatre camp. The simple misstep caused several bouts in the hospital, near death experiences, and surgery with lifelong repercussions. Stacy now has a deep understanding of the universal need we all have for hope, love, joy, and laughter. She uses her perspective to add depth and inspiration to her performances.
Stacy is now married to the love of her life and best friend, Jeff Pederson, and is the mother of several amazing children. They reside in the Colorado Springs, Colorado area. Stacy understands firsthand the power of pain, hope, fear, failure, laughter, legacy and future/forward thinking. She loves sharing her lessons with others.