The child of a Trinidadian father and Tobagonian mother, Stacey Sargeant was born & raised in the East New York section of Brooklyn. She is a graduate of LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and the Performing Arts--the "Fame" school--and received her BFA in musical theater from Syracuse University.
Stacey most recently played, Lady in Blue, in the critically acclaimed Broadway revival of for colored girls who have considered suicide/ when the rainbow is enuf. On screen, she can be seen in Radha Blank's hit Netflix film, The Forty-Year-Old Version, and the third season of Nat Geo's, Genius: Aretha as Dinah Washington. She recently guest starred and recurred on CBS’ FBI: Most Wanted and Bull, respectively.
Sargeant received Drama Desk, Drama League, and Lucille Lortel nominations for her work in the NYTimes critic's pick, Rags Parkland Sings the Songs of The Future at Ars Nova. She is the recipient of the South Korea Daegu International Musical Festival's Best Supporting Actress Award, as well as New York Musical Theatre Festival’s Outstanding Individual Performance Award. In addition, her filmmaking debut, Though I'm Not Perfect, an autobiographical documentary short about the physical and psychological dangers of the ballet world to young girls, won the Honolulu Film Award for Best Educational Film.