This is Whitney’s third year with Up With Kids and she is beyond excited to have found her dream job.
Whitney grew up in Pleasant View, Utah where she began dancing when she was 5 years old and excelled in tap, jazz, and ballet. She performed in various plays and musicals throughout junior high and high school. She also participated in workshops and performed multiple times at Disneyland. She went on to study musical theater at Western Wyoming Community College in Rock Springs where she met her husband who was also majoring in theatre.
Whitney and her family have lived in Logan for 4 years and love the community there. She has three beautiful children at home who are all Disney fanatics and can often be found singing and dancing to Disney songs.
Whitney has seen that the confidence she gained from her theater experience prepared her for many other roles in life. She has had many years of experience working with children, including providing care out of her home for various ages of children and working at the local gym daycare.
Whitney truly believes that theater can have a profound impact in children’s lives. Walt Disney said “Our greatest natural resource is the minds of our children.” Having seen the impact this program has on the confidence and self esteem of her students, she is thrilled to be teaching again this year.