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Mary Faktor

Mary Faktor

Delighting audiences across the country for 30 years with her popular original one-woman comedy show, THE SIX AGES OF WOMAN & Inspiring Keynote, INNER VOICES/SMART CHOICES.

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  • $5,000 - $7,500
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  • Comedian/Comedienne
  • Entertainment
  • Female Speakers
  • Humor
  • Life Balance
  • Personal Development
  • Spouse Programs
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Experience

  • Entertainment
  • Healthcare/Medical
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Career

  • 35 Years
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  • About

    COMEDIENNE / PERFORMER / FUN-DRAISER
    Mary has been delighting audiences across the country for 30 years with her popular original one-woman comedy show, THE SIX AGES OF WOMAN. Don’t let the title fool you, MEN love the show too!  From social groups to corporate conventions, Mary receives rousing standing ovations 95% of the time. She has helped churches, hospitals, charities, associations, schools and organizations raise thousands of dollars when her show is used as a FUN-draiser. In the introduction and closing to the show, Mary incorporates her message of self-growth with humorous anecdotes & selections of thought-provoking poetry from her book, INNER VOICES. Besides laughing off their stress, the audience leaves her show uplifted, feeling like they too, can accomplish their dreams.

    KEYNOTE SPEAKER / WORKSHOP FACILITATOR
    A member of the Global Speakers Federation, National Speaker’s Association, and National Association of Self Esteem, Mary is personally trained & certified as a Self-Esteem/Life Balance Facilitator by Jack Canfield (Chicken Soup for the Soul; Success Principles, The Secret, etc.) She was also trained by Dr. John Gray (Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus; What you Feel, You Can Heal; etc.). From the staff of the prestigious Lincoln School in Buenos Aires to the state conference of DARE Officers in Ohio, Mary presents her inspirational keynotes & workshops, INNER VOICES, SMART CHOICES; VENUS & MARS MEET MYERS & BRIGGS; PRESCRIPTION LAUGHTER, and other Customized Keynotes. She has volunteered with the Youth Motivation Task Force, and speaks pro bono in Inner City Schools & transitional housing programs.  Mary consistently attends educational training such as the Worldwide Summit Conference on Self Esteem in San Francisco and Argentina’s SEAL Conference (Society for Effective/Affective Learning) and others.

    FILM / VOICEOVER ACTOR
    As an actor, Mary Faktor is a member of the Screen Actor’s Guild. American Federation of Television & Radio Artists, and Ohio Performing Arts Network. She is a graduate of The Second City of Chicago & Improv Institute of Cleveland and has participated in multiple acting workshops and private coaching. Mary’s featured speaking roles include the Oscar-nominated film, AMERICAN SPLENDOR (with Paul Giamatti), AND THE WINNER IS… (with Jerry Springer), CLEVELAND, I LOVE YOU (with Busy Phillips), and FOX Sports Network comedy special, LIGHT IT UP LIKE VEGAS (with Wayne Newton), among others.

    Mary has co-hosted “Today in Cleveland,” has been seen and heard on various radio & television commercials, is a regular guest on network & cable television shows, and has been featured on various newscasts & in major newspapers.

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  • Program

    Keynote OR Breakout | Audience Participation | Entertainment | Humorous | Motivational

    Ever find yourself frustrated that others can’t do it “your way”? Mary guides audiences to understand our individual personality and gender differences, and how they impact working and living with different types. Gain new understanding of yourself and others, improve communication, resolve conflict, renew and enhance relationships in your personal and professional lives.

    Keynote OR Breakout | Audience Participation | Entertainment | Humorous | Motivational

    Ever find yourself asking, “Why does this keep happening to me?”. This motivational program promotes life balance, self esteem, stress reduction, and relationship communication. It guides participants to recognize patterns that keep us “stuck”, while reducing stress with simple and effective methods. 30-60 minute keynote or 3 – 6 hour workshop with workbook. 

    Keynote OR Breakout | Audience Participation | Entertainment | Humorous | Motivational

    Laughter is the best medicine. Mary shows you how to go with the flow, laughing all the way. 30-minute keynote. Perfect for any woman’s event.

    Keynote | Entertainment | Humorous

    The Six Ages of Woman is an original one-woman comedy show about love, marriage, kids, career and other “junk” like that. PG 13, great for woman’s groups or mixed audiences. Don’t let the title fool you, men love it too. 

    Watch time pass before your eyes as our character, “Vicki”, ages 50 years from a starry-eyed teenager, to dreamy newlywed, to naive expectant mother, to frazzled housewife/mom,  to menopausal career woman, to actively retired grandmother. Add humor with a positive message to your event. The perfect choice for after dinner banquet or unique and easy FUNdraising.

  • Review
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    “You exceeded our expectations. … You captivated and motivated [our audience] with your words of encouragement.”

    DB/Deloitte Consulting
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    “Your morning workshop was insightful and the delivery was truly heartfelt. The afternoon performance of your comedy show was a great way to end a long & intense day of training. Thank you for your time and talent in making our administrative retreat a success.”

    Brunswick City Schools
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    “Entertaining, hilarious, and very enjoyable for all participants, regardless of age, or gender!”

    MN/Rubbermaid
Entertaining, hilarious, and very enjoyable for all participants, regardless of age, or gender!
MN/Rubbermaid