Jaime Lyn Beatty is a founding member of Team StarKid. After playing Ginny in A Very Potter Musical, she went on to become the most prolific actor in the group, appearing in every StarKid stage show to date with the exception of Ani (which was produced simultaneously with The Trail to Oregon!). Additionally, she was in the casts for both the SPACE Tour and the Apocalyptour, as well as the live sketch show Airport for Birds and the reunion concerts A Very StarKid Reunion and StarKid Homecoming.
Jaime lives in Los Angeles with her husband Andrew, whom she married on August 31, 2019. She also lives with her great-grandpuppet Frupert, her fish son, Alan, and her dog daughter, Nori.
General[edit | edit source]
Jaime Lyn Beatty was born and raised in New York City. She married her husband, Andrew, on August 31st 2019. She is gorgeous, an amazing actress, a queen, a goddess, and a TREMENDOUS singer - like, girl got PIPES! And we cannot forget that she is definitely the latte hottay!
Jaime is StarKid's most regular performer, appearing in 11 of the 12 musicals (the exception being ANI: A Parody, which ran alongside The Trail to Oregon!).
Outside of StarKid, Jaime has written and produced her own EP, the Dolphin Safe Tunes. She's also starred in various musicals, such as Cowboy Elektra, Glass Ceilings and Starry, because she's insanely talented. Jaime has also written and hosted The Review Review for Google Maps.
Jaime is supermegafoxyawesomehot and totally awesome. She deserves soooooo much more love than she gets, and MUST HAVE A LEAD SOON. Her range is something astounding - both acting and singing - and she's quirky, adorable, crazy, and wonderfully unique.
Education[edit | edit source]
She is a proud graduate of the Drama Department at the world renowned LaGuardia High School for Performing Arts (a.k.a the "FAME" school) and has studied improv at Second City Chicago and with LA's The Groundlings founder Gary Austin. Jaime Lyn has her BFA in Acting from The University of Michigan.
StarKid roles[edit | edit source]
|2009||A Very Potter Musical||Ginny Weasley|
|2009||Me and My Dick||Sally|
|2010||A Very Potter Sequel||Rita Skeeter|
|2012||A Very Potter Senior Year||Ginny Weasley|
|2012||Holy Musical B@man!||Poison Ivy|
|2013||Twisted: The Untold Story of a Royal Vizier||Ursula
|2014||The Trail to Oregon!||Daughter|
|2018||The Guy Who Didn't Like Musicals||Charlotte|
|2019||Black Friday||Sherman Young
Awards[edit | edit source]
In 2006 she was honored at the 51st Annual Drama Desk Awards with a scholarship award for Excellence in Acting and Production presented by actor Richard Griffiths.
In 2019, Jaime won the Los Angeles Broadway World Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical - Local for her performance as Charlotte in The Guy Who Didn't Like Musicals.
Additional Theater Credits[edit | edit source]
At 12 years old, she became the first child member to be accepted at the famed Thirteenth Street Repertory Company. She has worked with Rogue Artists Ensemble.
Filmography[edit | edit source]
- Fridgelight (2005)
- Treasures of the Past (2009)
- Free Trade (2010)
- Worst Musical (2012)
- Motown Magic (2018-present)
(everything)[edit | edit source]
- LET'S MAKE THIS SUPER LONG --- SECONDED A MILLION TIMES OVER
- being a fucking queen like SERIOUSLY we actually stan
- also being an actual goddess (props to Glass Ceilings for recognising that)
- accidentally making famous quotes; "Jobs fill your pockets. Adventures fill your soul."
- intentionally making wholesome quotes; -heLLuVa lOt oF tUrBULenCE/ -A TREE IS A WISH YOUR HEART MAKES/ -I've seen many clouds that looked like trees in my life, but I've never seen a tree that looked like a cloud/ -hidden
redbread??/ -much like an orphan, this painting is in desperate need of a DADDY WARBUCKS/ -cats must be fabulous painters because BOY THEY CAN SCRATCH/ -attention seeker of a tree.../ -I'm smiling but you can't tell... inside and out./ -Bob talks a lot about happy accidents, makes me wonder if there are any depressed intentions.../ -I talked to a tree once. It didn't talk back but I tried.../ -I find that when you want to scream the most is when you should probably whisper./ -JAIME LYN BEATTY: THE BLOTTER/ -Blotter sounds a lot like bladder, don't confuse the two/ -With the blues also come lighter blues and some browns and reds.
- making amazing Jokes
- being evil
- having the best facial expressions (I wasn't watching bug in starship when she was on stage, look at her as a 2d bug)
- being amazing at singing
- and having a voice that can go extraordinarily astonishingly fabulously high
- having a great laugh
- being able to do really good harmonies on anything, and sticking to the key sig
- going full out on everything.
- Faking dying from dysentery
- being Rita Skeeter. No yeah really she's absolutely amazing at it
- buying 850 wiggly dolls
- being a fantastic mother to Alan and Nori
- wearing a lycra costume and dancing in a parking lot
- being a mermaid holding a keytar in the arms of some guy I don’t know
- being an incredibly versatile actress singer, SHE CAN DO ANYTHING!!
- being Jaime!!!
- telling bad jokes
- making me want to go all the way to America so I can see you.
- more props
- MAKEUP AND GETTING INTO CHARACTER
- voices. she does voices, and she does them WELL.
- spinning silk in private sweatshops
- painting and having happy accidents
- did we mention p r o p s
- she's seriously photogenic
- standing up for what she believes in and using social media platforms to spread the word
- making beautiful, weird, iconic, chaotic and often disturbing content
- baking tomato soup cakes
- wishing Muppets were her father
- have a puppet great-great-great-great-...-grandfather
- writing Valentine's Day posts to said puppet
- singing to a fish
- creating the most feral skits ever like omg
- making out with Santa Claus
- not aging (how the hell does she do it?!)
- stroking guitars
- high-pitched giggles, Candy stole HMB hands down
- whatever she was doing as Ursula, DAMN
- looking for love on the trail
- asking people to study with her
- telling people what they gotta do is
- going to kick your ass and then going to fucking kick your ass
- B E L T I N G
- having the most brilliant blue eyes ever
- getting triples for you
- being a wonderful supportive girlfriend
- (highly underrated) eyebrow quirks
- (also highly underrated) hip and leg movements - focus on her in Not Your Seed and Let Him Come. You will NOT regret it.
- being ridiculously, insanely, quite illegally talented (she was doing THIS in high school, for god's sake, can we get her a cock-sucking, motherfucking, cock-a-doodle lead?!)
- staying in character, she literally never breaks
- being a very persistent caroller, damn does she wanna sing
- putting a spell on literally everyone and everything (I swear Alan is either enchanted or trained, probably both because I would be both)
- flying around on Swiffers
- Adopting a really adorable puppy who loves belly rubs
- she's really good at p r o p s
- being left-handed (you could say she was born with this)
- being a Latte Hotte both on-stage and off
- rising up from the underground
- rising up like a natural disaster
- making me question my sexuality, she's scarily good at it
- making everyone question their sexuality when she wears a suit, or a Poison Ivy costume
- making the best shwoopsies
- just being really adorable
- having the brightest smile in the world
- activating (is that the right word) for black lives matter on insta that is a rly good thing to do and shows that she knows how use her influence
- standing in line for 168 hours for a Wiggly, eating nothing by snacks packed in a cooler by her mother and defecating into a bucket
- not blinking for scarily long amounts of time (for proof, her "Inventor of FYRE" sketch and her Sherman monologue)
- singing to herself in the bathroom on stage
- applying body lotion on her face
- LITERALLY NOT BREAKING
- honestly if you haven't watched Jaime in Shitty (it's actually glorious) Broadway's cover of My Bathroom what are you doing with your life
- she's an amazing singer, yes, this needs to be said over and over again
- also props
- being my absolute favourite
- mine too!
- mine threeeee
- mine four
- mine five
- mine sixxxxxx
- mine seven!!!
- mine eight
- mine nine oop~
- miiiine teeeen
- mine eleven
- MINE TWELVE
- mine t h i r t e e n
- supporting all loves and lives and just being generally wonderful
- being an absolute icon
- being a girl with a gun
- being out for blood
- having bloodlust
- singing like a goddess
- supporting LGBTQIA+ all her life :)
- wanting to have Carribean Study with Joey-Richter-the-character
- playing teenagers (Sally, Ginny, the Daughter, Deb, Noelle... there's a trend here, what's Starkid trying to tell us?)
- having a patreon!! support if you can!!
- curing a lot of depression
- being the best part of the "Musicals to the Best of Our Recollection" series
- "No one wears very many bells like Gaston"
- being frustrated because she can't remember all of Wicked
- the perfect rendition of 'Memories'
- not liking La La Land
- tHe eNThUsIAsm
- "OH! A staircase! OH! A foyer!" "Icicles shooting out of her fingers!!!"
- the spot-on Kristin Chenoweth impressions
- "No one wears very many bells like Gaston"
- wishing LeFou and Gaston were the main relationship instead of 'Beauty and the Beast'
- being 100% wrong about Love Never Dies being the prequel to Phantom of the Opera
- just ahh she is so wonderfulllllllllllll
- doing really weird stuff with baby dolls
- asking a lot of people at her wedding what they would do if they had to eat human flesh
- being gorgeous
- being one of the original members of the best group of humans on the planet
- wanting to break Diane (I'm praying for Nori)
- having been in as many of Starkid's musicals as humanly possible
- and holding the record for being in the most Starkid musicals
- generally being a light in everyone's life
- having the purest, brightest smile ever
- inventing comedy
- being an honorary redhead
- also being a mermaid at this point, she might as well own mermaidship
- being adorable
- not being a doctor
- wanting to show Emma her dead husband's blue brains
- having John F Kennedy as her political hero
- urging people to keep cool heads
- making candy puns even when she's not allowed to, YOU SHOW THE PATRIARCHY
- being the 'star' of Darren Criss' one-man show Posthumous in college, as the ex-girlfriend in the pictures projected on the screen
- having the most adorable non-human children ever
- that key-changed "TO DIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIE" in Starkid Homecoming *swoons*
- being wonderfully punny
- pretending to be Swedish for 10 years
- being a good actor because of that
- being raised by a pack of Swedish wolfhounds and Mamma Mia (don't test her!)
- wanting to be a "wiener/winner", not a loser
- being the most entertaining part of Definitely Not Clue god it's so good
- Putting enough coffee in the sugar
- Using an invisibility cloak so she can fake her own death so she can see people cry at the funeral
- making puns
- having the most adorable account for Alan and Nori
- giving Harry Potter five years of her life!
- auditioning for the role of Laundry 2 (and killing it)
- being FIERCELY ticklish
- having the most happy wedding ever (the aesthetic! the gold! the cute! the happiness!)
- having her eyes disfigured
- holding that one note for the entirety of Backfired (needs! to! be! talked! about! more!)
- did we mention props
- did we mention singing
- finding dirt snowflakes
- having a knack for laundry, toaster and wind roles
- it'll be a crime if she isn't chosen for those
Dream Roles[edit | edit source]
This is what she'd like to play, and what we'd like to see her play!
- Dawn from Waitress
- Belle from Beauty and the Beast
- Jane Seymour from Six
- Katherine Howard from Six
- Persephone from Hadestown
- Ariel from The Little Mermaid
- Ursula from The Little Mermaid
- Trina from Falsettos
- Any main hell she's a goddess with ~r a n g e~