(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.