Troy Rockett (he/they) is an interdisciplinary artist and theatremaker based in Oakland, California. Troy works across the mediums of poetry, performance, and digital media. He has a Master’s in English Literature and Creative Writing, and is a VONA Voices Fellow, an Astraea Lesbian Writer's Fund recipient, and a 2021 Titan Award winner with Theatre Bay Area.
He is interested in intersectional art and new contemporary works. Troy received training as an arts professional through NYU Tisch School of Art, Queer Women of Color Media Arts Project (QWOCMAP), 3Girls Theatre Company, and The Center for Cultural Power. These cultural spaces and institutions provided extensive training in storytelling, practice, and production, and has helped shape his artistic vision.
Previous acting roles include TV series Dyke Central, lead roles in plays WAAFRIKA 123, The Gay Divorce Play, and Displaced, and supporting roles in Leaving the Blues, and PrEP Play, Or Blue Parachute; as well as a number of appearances in independent short films.