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Emmy-Nominated Barber-Stylist Stacey Kutz Tells MASTERS Audio Club YES, Women Can Have It All
Guild Award winner and two-time Emmy-nominee Stacey Kutz has broken every boundary in a male-dominated industry. As a single mom and personal barber-stylist to Eddie Murphy, Will Smith, Brian White, and more, Stacey shares the secrets to her success.
By: MASTERS Audio Club
A native of New York City, Stacey lived an eventful and colorful childhood. Her mother was a model and fashion designer, her father was a music producer-songwriter, and her stepfather was a record company executive at RCA, Solar, and Warner Brothers. Her grandfather was a barber for more than 67 years: at age 17, he opened the first African-American-
Stacey's process of discovery involved happy accidents and experimentation while cutting her brothers' hair. Her talent blossomed as requests poured in from the celebrities who frequented her household; she quickly became the personal barber for Kid 'n Play, Teddy Riley and Guy, New Edition, Doug E. Fresh, Kwamé, Martin Lawrence, Heavy D, Sean Combs, Shawn and Marlon Wayans, Jamie Foxx, Riddick Bowe, The R.O.C., Kobe Bryant, and Dwyane Wade.
Establishing a following, gaining union accreditation, and maintaining a responsible reputation was no simple feat, but Stacey's perseverance and dedication to honing her craft paid off in many ways. Her membership in I.A.T.S.E. (International Alliance of Theatrical and Stage Entertainers)
Interviewed by Winn Claybaugh, Stacey talks about her long-term career as a barber-stylist to the stars and about breaking boundaries as a high-profile female working in a male-dominated culture. As a single mom to three daughters, Stacey discusses what balance looks like and answers the question, "Can a woman have it all?" Stacey's message of "Never limit yourself" has served her well and will certainly inspire the masses.
For more information, visit www.mastersaudioclub.com and http://staceykutzlive.com. Follow Stacey on Instagram @ StaceyKutzLive.
About MASTERS Audio Club
The monthly MASTERS audio program features interviews, success secrets, and business-building presentations by the absolute best leaders in and out of the beauty industry. With subscribers in countries around the world, MASTERS boasts the most complete library and history of what makes the beauty industry great. Founded in 1995, MASTERS lets you hear the actual voices of your favorite artists, educators, and mentors as they tell their own stories and share their amazing wisdom for success.
Winn Claybaugh, founder and host of MASTERS Audio Club, has interviewed over 400 industry icons for MASTERS to date, including NAHA winners, best-selling authors, major manufacturers, distributors, salon owners and stylists, makeup artists, and more. The MASTERS roster includes luminaries like Vidal Sassoon, Yosh Toya, Sam Brocato, Robert Lobetta, Ruth Roche, Vivienne Mackinder, and Robert Cromeans, to name just a few.
For more information, visit www.mastersaudioclub.com and follow us on Facebook @ Winn Claybaugh. Now available in CDs and downloadable MP3s.