Whitney attended Western Illinois University where she studied Musical Theatre. There Whitney was able to study various styles of acting, singing and dance. Her favorite performing credits include Jane Eyre in Jane Eyre, Gussie in Merrily We Roll Along and Jan in Grease. Whitney has since been a Tour Actor/Director on two national tours with Missoula Children’s Theatre. She has worked with over 2,000 children all over the country (Arizona, Nevada, Illinois, California, Alabama, Texas, Colorado and Iowa) directing shows, conducting workshops and mentoring children in theater and dance.