2021 DK Fellow
Official Website | IG: @Iam_Prentiss
Meet the Artist
Prentiss is a Georgia native, born in Atlanta, Georgia, and raised in a small town called Dallas. Prentiss earned a BFA in Theatre from Valdosta State University in May of 2020. He is an actor, playwright, and director. As an artist, he strives to create works that have a powerful message that touches on themes of social change, LGBTQ+ representation, and Blackness. Prentiss plans to continue cultivating his skills, expanding his career opportunities, and learning to find joy in every circumstance. Prentiss would like to thank his family, friends, and loving partner for being his biggest supporters. Lastly, Prentiss would like to thank Kenny Leon’s True Colors Theatre Company for this opportunity. Let the growth begin!
“The Gay Roommate”
A reading and performance of a new rendition of a scene from the artist’s play “The Gay Roommate”. This scene explores the duality of joy and pain from the black and queer perspective.