Project Description

Shawn Belyea (Stan) is a proud Seattle based actor, director, producer, and teaching artist. Currently Shawn works as Producing Director of The 14/48 Projects. This company produces 14/48: The World’s Quickest Theater Festival (Winner of the 2008 Seattle Mayor’s Arts Award), and Theater Anonymous. Shawn’s work as the director of August: Osage County was honored in 2013 with four Gregory awards including Outstanding Director and Outstanding Production. This production was also chosen as Best of the Year by The Seattle Weekly. As a member of Actors Equity Association, some of Shawn’s favorite roles have included: Rick in Dry Powder (Seattle Repertory Theatre), Wes in Prairie Nocturne (Book-it Repertory Theatre), Macduff in Macbeth (Seattle Shakespeare/Wooden O), Dad and Babe Ruth in Jackie and Me (Seattle Children’s Theatre), Alan in Opus (Seattle Repertory Theatre), Phil in 800 Words: The Transfiguration of Phillip K. Dick, Daniel in Hardball (winner of Seattle Times Footlight Award)- (both at Live Girls!), and Gary in Noises Off (The Village Theater). Shawn is very happily married to Megan Ahiers, and extremely proud of his daughter Zoey Cane Belyea.