“Hardball” cast

Shawn Belyea (Daniel)
Shawn loves Live Girls! Having directed for Quickies Vol. 8, June Carter Cash Project and Vrooommm! Shawn also acted as Phillip K. Dick in 800 Words. Shawn is currently on the Board of Directors for Live Girls! and as such, happily hosted the recent holiday auction. Mr. Belyea has worked all over Seattle for the last 20 years. This past season he was seen acting in Opus and Glengarry Glen Ross at the Seattle Rep. Last season he was seen in Henry IV parts I and II and The Servant of Two Masters at Seattle Shakespeare Company. Last spring he directed True West for Balagan Theater where he currently serves as Artistic Director. Shawn won the 2008 Mayor’s Arts Award as Executive Producer of 14/48, the world’s quickest theater festival. Shawn is proud to be company manager for One World Theatre and is excited about his latest project The Ritualistic Performance Ensemble. Shawn is very grateful to Meghan Arnette for making it all happen.

Alyssa Keene (Suzanne)
Alyssa has been a theater artist in Seattle for the last 11 years and was most recently seen in “Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol” at Seattle Public Theater, “Rapture of the Deep” at Balagan Theater, “An Adult Evening of Shel Silverstein” at Theater Schmeater, “The Brementown Musicians” at Seattle Children’s Theater, and “She Loves Me” at Secondstory Rep.  She is a regular participant in “14/48: The World’s Quickest Theater Festival” and was honored as the Mazen Award Winner this January.  Alyssa is also a dialect coach and recently coached “A Christmas Carol,” “Vanities,” and “The Lieutenant of Innishmore” (ACT).  She is a faculty member at Cornish College of the Arts, Freehold Theatre, and Seattle Children’s Theatre.  Alyssa is looking forward to playing Rachel in “Reckless”  in November 2011 at Theater Schmeater.

Jaime Roberts (Virginia)
Jaime is an actor, director, dancer, singer and choreographer.  She has been on the boards with Annex Theatre, Washington Ensemble Theatre, Live Girls! Theater, multiple 14/48 festivals and the Northwest New Works Festival at On the Boards.  She holds a BA in Drama from the University of Washington where she trained extensively in Suzuki Method under Steve Pearson and Robyn Hunt.  Jaime was last scene at ACT Theatre and The Triple Door as a Freedom Dancer and directed the hit superhero play Alecto: Issue #1 at Annex Theatre.

Jill Snyder (Irene)
Jill has been seen working for local theatres such as Theater Schmeater, Secondstory Rep, Ghostlight Theatrics, ArtsWest, CHAC, and Harlequin Productions.  She is thrilled to be making her Live Girls debut.  She recently performed in the 14/48 festival this last January at ACT Theatre.  Jill has also been seen in commercials such as Breathe Right Nasal Strips, Toyota of Western Washington, Kasala, Boeing, and most recently a viral video for Cisco Systems and Microsoft.  Her next role will be walking down the aisle to marry JMarr.

Roy Stanton (Jim)
Roy Stanton is very happy to have a chance to work with LiveGirls for a second time, and with such an amazing group of actors.  Roy was last seen on the LiveGirls stage as Thomas Edison in Bone Portraits, and has worked on the stage at ACT, Seattle Public Theatre, Theater Schmeater, and with Balagan Theater, among others.  Favorite roles include Jacob Marley in A Christmas Carol, Dracula in The Transylvanian Clockworks, Kit Carson in The Time of Your Life, Valmont in Les Liaisons Dangereuse, and Bill in Lobby Hero.  Roy has also worked in film, most recently in the webseries Star Trek: Phoenix as the Romulan T’Von, and in the feature film Ca$h, as Donny Edwards.  Much love to the lady with the harp.

Shawnmarie Stanton (Pat)
Shawnmarie is very pleased to be working with Live Girls once again. Other appearances with the Girls include last season’s Bone Portraits and Quickies X and XI. Shawnmarie has appeared on various stages around town, including Book-It Repertory Theatre, Theater Schmeater and 14/48, the World’s Quickest Theater Festival. When not on stage, Shawnmarie can usually be found alone in a room with one of her harps creating and recording original music. XO to R.