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 and received her BFA in musical theater from Syracuse University. As lead actress, she 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. 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, a documentary short about the physical and psychological dangers of the ballet world to young girls, won the Honolulu Film Award for Best Educational Film.
Stacey has worked with critically acclaimed directors of stage and film such as Jerry Zaks, Phyllida Lloyd, Joshua Marston, George C. Wolfe, Tina Landau, and Michael Greif, to name a few. Her resume is a testament to her determination and commitment to her dreams, which have expanded over the years, thus enabling her to transition seamlessly between multiple mediums throughout her career.