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.
Now married to the love of her life and best friend, Jeff Pederson, Stacy is the mother of several amazing children. They reside in the Colorado Springs, Colorado area.
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