Artist Bios

Maya Vinice Prentiss

Maya Vinice Prentiss

(Bio as of January 2020)

Maya Vinice Prentiss (U/S Mercy, Gifty, Nana) returns to the Goodman where previous credits include How to Catch Creation. Chicago credits: Romeo and Juliet (Chicago Shakespeare Theater); Eclipsed (Pegasus Theatre Chicago); An Octoroon (Definition Theatre). Regional credits: As You Like It, Pride and Prejudice, Caesar (Illinois Shakespeare Festival). Maya is an MFA acting graduate from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and holds a BA in drama from Spelman College. 

With Goodman Theatre