With a combined 30+ years in the entertainment industry, Life of a Stage Mom, hosted by Kit Wallace and Nancy Minkler, is an informative, comedic look at the good, the bad, and the hilarious stuff that simply can't be made up if they tried, with respect to navigating the often daunting business of children working in Hollywood.
Ep 10: Michael Yo
EP 10: How to pivot your career and adjust to our ever-changing world.
A 2-time Emmy nominee, Michael Yo is a comedian/actor/host keeping busy in all of Hollywood’s platforms. In stand up, Michael came up under the wings of Chelsea Handler and Jo Koy and now headlines all over the country. He just released his hilarious and heartfelt debut stand up comedy special, Blasian. In acting, Michael recently reoccurred on “Kevin Can Wait,” shot a Damon Wayan Jr.’s pilot “Happy Together” for CBS, and was a principal in Facebook’s upcoming Facebook Watch first sitcom series, “Starter Pack.” Michael was previously seen covering celebrity news on “The Insider,” “Extra,” “E! News,” as well as guest co-hosting CBS’ “The Talk.” Michael continues to appear as a hot topics guest on “The Wendy Williams Show. You can also catch him on the Joe Rogan Experience. ” The self-proclaimed “Half-Black Brother with a Korean Mother” was born and raised in Houston and now lives in Los Angeles with his family.
Recently, Michael has been diagnosed with both pneumonia and the coronavirus.
Ep 9: Valerie Greenberg and Zak Barnett
Ep 9: The New Normal, "Coast to Coast".
Valerie Greenberg, TV Host, and Lifestyle Expert. From the latest red carpet buzz to introducing innovative ideas to improve your lifestyle, Valerie is an expert on pop culture and what’s trending. Her roster of A-List celebrities some of which include: Howard Stern, The Late Joan Rivers, Rosario Dawson, Adrian Grenier, Eli Manning, Victor Cruz, and Amare Stoudemire.
Zak Barnett, CEO/Founder at Zak Barnett Studios. Zak is one of Hollywood’s most renowned acting coaches, helping thousands of actors and directors (aspiring, working, and celebrity) of all ages to artistic success and professional integrity within the industry.
Ep 8: Lexi Jayde and Nicci Bates
Ep 8: "Triple Threat”. What it means to have multiple talents.
Lexi Jayde is a 17-year-old, American actress, model, and social media influencer with a strong following on Instagram and TikTok.
Nicci Bates is an American actress best known for creating her own web-series, “Just Jackie”, that she produces, co-writes, and stars in. She can also be seen in several National commercials, alongside her entire family, for whom she is the stage mom.
Ep 7: Cat Stone and Ben Gleib
Ep 7: "Reality Bites". The days, the weeks, the years after The Pandemic.
Cat Stone is a Product Placement Executive.
Ben Gleib is an American actor, Television Personality, Political Commentator, Activist, and Presidential Candidate. He was called by Esquire one of "the six comedians who could be comedy's next big things" and part of "a bumper crop of brilliant new-alt comics". Gleib was also named by TBS one of the "funniest comedians working today." His hour-long standup special Ben Gleib - Neurotic Gangster debuted on Showtime and has been available on Amazon Prime.
Ep 6: Haydn Jones and Fortune Feimster
Ep 6: How to file for unemployment as a minor and other ways of making an income during a pandemic.
Haydn Jones is a Talent Agent, A3 Artist Agency
Fortune Feimster is a Stand-Up Comedian, Writer, and Actor. Fortune, is one of the busiest women working today. She first became known as a writer and panelist on E's hit show Chelsea Lately, and then starred as a series regular on The Mindy Project for Hulu and Champions for NBC. She has gone on to have many guest appearances on TV shows including Claws, 2 Broke Girls, Workaholics, Glee, Dear White People, and Tales of the City, as well as recurring roles on Showtime's The L Word: Generation Q and CBS's Life In Pieces.
Ep 5: Tanya Memme, Jeff Wild, and Elijah Claxton
Ep 5: Is Hollywood really weird or are we just weird.
Tanya Memme is a TV Host, Actress, Miss Canada
Jeff Wild is a Writer, Comedian, Actor
Elijah Claxton is a Fashion Model, Actor