Innovation built up from Complete Failure

Innovation Built Up from Complete Failure

Stacy Pederson is an innovator. After failing in every conceivable way (including life itself-literally-) Stacy chose to reinvent herself. She is now a sought-after Keynote Motivational Speaker who gives audiences fun—yet practical actions on how to overcome stress, handle change, be more resilient, and live 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, and professional,  She won first place out of all comedians in “Colorado’s Got Talent”.

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. She began a difficult journey fraught with failure—a failed marriage, single parenting, job loss, broken dreams, and financial ruin.

In July of 2011, Stacy stepped on a rusty nail. This simple misstep resulted in 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.


Facts About Stacy

  • Was raised by hippie parents
  • Has performed in front of thousands
  • Starred in the world’s worse horror film
  • Used Rave Megahold #4 Hairspray in High School

  • Has accidentally blown the button off her pants on more than one occasion
  • Continues to speak to organizations of all types for the simple fact she gets to stay in hotels, and hotels have housekeepers

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