About Maya Vinice Prentiss

Maya Vinice Prentiss is thrilled to be working with IU for the very first time. Her Chicago credits include Dido in An Octoroon (Definition Theatre Company); Helena in Eclipsed (Jeff Awards Nominee- Pegasus Theatre Company); Riley in the world premiere of How to Catch Creation (Goodman Theatre), 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, and Marulla in Caesar (Illinois Shakespeare Festival). She holds an M.F.A. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a B.A. in Drama from Spelman College.

Recent Credits

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IU Theatre — Ensemble Eight, Spring