Jaime Lyn Beatty (born May 28, 1987) is an American actress, singer, writer, producer and performer based in Los Angeles. She is best known for her work with American musical theatre company Team StarKid.
Early Life and Education
Jaime was born and raised in New York. At the age of twelve she became the youngest person to ever be accepted to the Thirteenth Street Repertory Company. Jaime attended the world renowned LaGuardia High School for Performing Arts (a.k.a the "FAME" school) where she graduated from the drama department. Jaime then attended the University of Michigan where she graduated with a BFA in acting.
Jaime has featured in a number of theatre productions throughout her professional career. In 2010 she featured as One in a staged reading of Daughter of Lot at WorkShop Theater Company Jewel Box Theater, New York playing the character on One. She has since featured in productions such as The Moms: Fannypackin' Heat as well as being an original cast member of Glass Ceilings: A New Musical. Jaime featured as Emile Bernard and Agostina Segatori in the cast recording, reading and 54 below performance of Matt Dahan's musical Starry.
Jaime has also featured in a number of non-theatre projects such as appearing as a mermaid in a Sprint Super Bowl Commercials in 2019, appearing in the TV Series World's Worst Musical as both Karen and Pig #1 and hosting the Google show The Review Review. Jaime has also featured in a number of short films such as The Truth of IT, Otto Cannot Dream, The Way You Look Tonight and Designated Rider, which she also served as producer and co-writer for.
Jaime also spends her free time making sketches, comedy videos and songs on her YouTube channel.
Beatty met the members of what is now StarKid while collaborating on plays through Basement Arts, the university's student-run theatre organization. Their first play was based on The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, in which she played Gollum's Right Hand. The show succeeded in developing a working relationship among the StarKids-to-be. At that point, there was no concept that they were in some sort of troupe — they were just friends with each other in the School of Music, Theatre & Dance.
In 2009, Jaime featured in A Very Potter Musical starring as Ginny Weasley which sold out its four performances at UMich. A recorded version of the show that was posted on YouTube for family members to watch went viral and StarKid Productions was created with Jaime as one of it's founding members.
Jaime has sine gone on to become one of the most prolific members of Team StarKid featuring in 13 musicals, 2 national tours, 2 concerts, 2 sketch shows and 3 web series'. Jaime has also aided in constructing props for StarKid shows such as creating sings for Beanie's in The Guy Who Didn't Like Musicals as well as creating Schwoopsie's flower in Firebringer.
Jaime has featured in every StarKid musical (with the exception of Ani: A Parody, which ran concurrently with The Trail to Oregon!) as well as featuring in both Apocalyptour and The SPACE Tour, the reunion concerts A Very Starkid Reunion and Starkid Homecoming and three web series' Movies, Musicals, & Me, Nightmare Time and Nightmare Time 2. Jaime also served as associate producer for VHS Christmas Carol Live!.
|Year||Production||Creative Role||Acting Role|
|2009||A Very Potter Musical||N/A||Ginny Weasley|
|2009||Me and My Dick||Soundtrack Editor||Sally|
|2010||A Very Potter Sequel||N/A||Rita Skeeter|
|2012||A Very Potter Senior Year||N/A||Ginny Weasley|
|2012||Holy Musical B@man!||N/A||Candy|
|2013||Twisted: The Untold Story of a Royal Vizier||N/A||Belle|
|2014||The Trail to Oregon!||N/A||Daughter|
|2017||Movies, Musicals, & Me||N/A||Charlotte Toodleberg|
|2018||The Guy Who Didn't Like Musicals||N/A||Charlotte Sweetly|
|2019||Black Friday||N/A||Sherman Young|
|2020||Nightmare Time||N/A||Charlotte Sweetly|
|2020||A VHS Christmas Carol||N/A||Ghost of Christmas Past|
|2021||Nightmare Time 2||N/A||Mary|
|2021||VHS Christmas Carol Live!||Associate Producer||Ghost of Christmas Past|
|2006||51st Annual Drama Desk Awards||Scholarship Award for Excellence in Acting and Production||N/A||Won|
|2019||BroadwayWorld Los Angeles Awards||Featured Actress in a Musical - Local||The Guy Who Didn't Like Musicals||Won|
Jaime currently lives in Los Angeles with her husband Andrew, her dog Nori, her fish Alan and her puppet Frupert.