MAYA VINICE PRENTISS - NON-UNION

  • photos

Résumé Print Résumé

Film / TV

The Chi

Ms. Greene (recurring)

Donut Boyz (pilot)

Erica Shneeyumpf

Jenean Coleman

Jade

Ms. Sampson

Reshmi Hazra Rustebakke

Street Wise

Sadé (lead)

Dir. Derome Scott-Smith

Commercial

Montgomery Place

Young Mother

Michael Collier

Illinois Lottery

Winning Woman

Ore-Ida Just Crack an Egg

Melty Heroine

Dir. Tim Abshire

Cooler Screens (Industrial)

Background

Theatre

School Girls; or, The African Mean Girls Play

Ama

vickie washington/TheatreSquar

School Girls; or, The African Mean Girls Play

Nana

Lili-Anne Brown/ Goodman Theat

How to Catch Creation

Riley

Niegel Smith/ Goodman Theatre

Romeo and Juliet

Friar Laurence/ Lady Mont. u/s

Barbara Gaines/ Chicago Shakes

As You Like It

Celia

Robert Quinlan/ISF

Pride and Prejudice

Miss Bingley

Deanna Jent/ ISF

Caesar

Marulla/ Decia u/s

Quetta Carpenter/ ISF

Eclipsed

Helena

Ilesa Duncan/ Pegasus Theatre

Twelfth Night

Feste

Matter Arbour/ IL Theatre

How to Catch Creation (reading)

Riley

Jess McLeod/ Goodman Thea

An Octoroon

Dido

Chuck Smith/ Definition Thea.

In the Next Room/ The Vibrator Play

Elizabeth

Lisa Dixon/ IL Theatre

Romeo and Juliet

Mercutio

Robert Anderson/ IL Theatre

Dontrell, Who Kissed the Sea

Shea Jones

Tyrone Phillips/ IL Theatre

In the Blood

Hester, La Negrita

Lisa Dixon/ IL Theatre

King Kenry V

Montjoy/ King Henry

Robert Anderson/ IL Theatre

An Ode to Vagina Monologues

Various

Maya Prentiss & Bria H.

Real Women Have Curves

Ana

LyaNisha Gonzalez/SC Theatre

Poetry

Showtime at the Apollo

Harlem, NY

Joseph E. Lowery's 93rd Birthday Celebration

Atlanta, GA

Bronze Lens Film Festival

Atlanta, GA

Apache Café

Atlanta, GA

Congressman John Lewis' 75th Birthday Celebration

Atlanta, GA

An Ode to Vagina Monologues

Atlanta, GA

Training

MFA Acting

Voice and Speech, Movement, Maskwork,

Univ. of IL, Urbana-Champaign

Circus and Clowning, Kabuki, Stage Comba

BA Drama

Spelman College

Maya Vinice Prentiss' Chicago credits include School Girls; or, The African Mean Girls Play (Goodman Theatre) An Octoroon (Definition Theatre); Eclipsed (Pegasus Theatre); The world premiere of How to Catch Creation (Goodman Theatre), and Romeo and Juliet (Chicago Shakespeare Theatre) Regional credits include School Girls; or, the African Mean Girls Play (TheatreSquared), As You Like It, Pride and Prejudice (Illinois Shakespeare Festival) She is a Jeff Award winner- Best Fight Choreography (Definition Theatre)

Physical Characteristics / Measurements

Height: 5'6"

Weight: 170 lbs

Eyes: Brown

Hair Color: Brown

Hair Length: Afro

 

Conversational ASL, Horseback Riding (beg), Juggling, Rapping, Tumbling, Combat - Stage, Hula Hoop, Swimming - backstroke, Swimming - breast stroke, Clowning, Dance Hip Hop, Drums, Improvisation, Licensed Driver, Sax, Vocal Range: Alto, African Accent, American - Cajun Accent, American - New York Accent, American - Southern Accent, American - Texan Accent, British - BBC English Accent, British - Cockney Accent, French Accent, Jamaican Accent, Russian Accent