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Prip began her work as an actor on the stage in New York City, landing roles in many works by Latin American playwrights and theatre companies. During the 2010s Prip performed in productions by the Atlantic Theater Company, Cherry Lane Theatre, and INTAR Theater, among others. In 2016 Prip played the character of Lala in the world premiere of Pia Scala-Zankel;s play Street Children, for which she was praised by The New York Times.
Prip made her television debut in 2016 as Zinky on the Amazon Prime Video series Mad Dogs. In 2017 she landed the role of Kaia Nieves on the Supernatural spin-off Wayward Sisters. Prip went on to reprise the role for Supernatural's 13th, 14th and 15th seasons. In 2018 Prip made her first appearance in the Star Trek franchise portraying the Xahian queen Me Hani Ika Hali Ka Po in the premiere episode of Short Treks on CBS All Access. She reappeared for Star Trek: Discovery's second season, returning as Po for the season's last two episodes.
In 2019 Prip was a core cast member in the first season of the dystopian science fiction series See. The show was one of four inaugural scripted serials to be featured with the launch of Apple Inc.'s streaming service Apple TV+ in November 2019, and Prip starred as Bow Lion, a shadow warrior for a clan of nomadic people living 500 years in the future. Apple renewed the show for a second season shortly after its debut. In December 2019 the website Cinemaholic reported that Prip would return for season 2.
In 2020 Prip appeared on an episode of HBO's High Maintenance.