Artist Bios

Maya Vinice Prentiss

Maya Vinice Prentiss

(Bio as of March 2022)

Maya Vinice Prentiss (Cephianne St. Ellis) is thrilled to return to the Goodman. Her Chicago acting credits include Nana in School Girls; or, the African Mean Girls Play; Riley in the world premiere of How to Catch Creation (Goodman Theatre); Dido in An Octoroon (Definition Theatre Company); Helena in Eclipsed (Jeff Awards Nominee; Pegasus Theatre Company) and Lady Montague in Romeo and Juliet (Chicago Shakespeare Theatre). Regional credits include Ama in School Girls; or, the African Mean Girls Play (TheatreSquared); Celia in As You Like It; Miss Bingley in Pride and Prejudice; Marulla in Caesar (Illinois Shakespeare Festival) and Roxanne in Origin Story (Illinois Theatre). She holds a BA in Drama from Spelman College and an MFA in Acting from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.