Whitney was born in San Luis Obispo. She studied dance, music, and theater and performed as dancer for 16 years. She studied dance and performed in Academy of Dance and Civic Ballet productions, trained and performed with Gilbert Reed Ballet, and she studied and performed in performance groups and in dance competitions with American Dance of SLO in California. She has performed in dance competitions in Las Vegas, New York, Los Angeles, and San Jose, CA. She also performed with American Dance in Austria. Whitney studied early childhood education and has a BS in psychology from Columbia College. She has taught performing arts classes for children ages 2 to 12 for 3 years. Whitney is a choreographer and a teacher at Creative Kids Performing Arts and an artist in residence with Children’s Creative Project. Whitney is a playwright and has written and directed four plays which have been performed in Creative Kids Performing Arts productions. Her most recent play, “The Red Lipstick Caper,” was produced in March of 1918. The mother of 3 creative kids of her own, Whitney lives on the Central Coast with her husband and their children and dogs.
Teacher / Director