Artist in Residence Performs at the Tony Awards!

On Sunday September 26th, Loyola’s own Justin Prescott performed in the 74th annual Tony Awards “Broadway’s Back!” post-awards concert celebrating the return of live theatre on CBS and Paramount+. 

Immediately after the Tony ceremony, the Tony Awards® presented Broadway’s Back!, a multi-platform celebration of the best of Broadway, a unique special program that celebrated the return to live theatre with unforgettable performances and commemorated the 74th Annual Tony Awards.

Prescott is a NYC based performer, choreographer, and educator. He began his formal dance training at the High School for the Performing and Visual Arts in Houston, TX. He then went on to train at Ballet Austin, The Ailey School, and San Francisco Conservatory of Dance. He received his BFA in dance from Purchase College Conservatory of Dance (Cum Laude) where he performed works by Sidra Bell, Paul Taylor, Doug Varone, and George Balanchine. 

Shortly after college, he made his Broadway debut in the energetic and revolutionary Broadway hit Fela! As a performer, Justin has gone on to do multiple Broadway shows such as Motown, After Midnight, Gigi, Cirque du Soleil's Paramour, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Head Over Heels, and Moulin Rouge. Other credits include POSE on FX, Neil Patrick Harris’ Best Time Ever, NBC’s SMASH, and featured dancer on The Tony Awards. While performing, he has worked as an assistant/dance captain for choreographers Nick Kenkal,Tony Award Winner Warren Carlyle, and recipient of the 2011 VMA for Best Choreography Jeffrey Page.