Member's PHYSICAL TRAITS (use format on the "Before Applying" page)
Hair length: Long
Hair color: Blonde
Build or Body Style: Athletic
Languages: Fluent American Sign Language (ASL) and Fluent spoken English (Bilingual deaf with clear and expressive English)
Accents: No regional accent
Special Wardrobe: Figure Skating dresses and practice apparel.
Other: Whitney is deaf and uses hearing aids. She speaks clearly and expressively and is fluent in American Sign Language (ASL). She brings her an interpreter/parent to provide sign language off-camera as needed, so she doesn't miss important directions and announcements. She needs sides and scripts in advance, to be off-book and able to watch the other actors without needing to look down frequently. She memorizes sides, scripts, revisions quickly.
Recent noteworthy acting experience (use the format on the Before Applying page):
Scream Queens Ep.1.13 Guest Star, 20th Century FOX, Brian Falchuk
Scream Queens Ep.1.Pilot Guest Star, 20th Century FOX, Ryan Murphy
American Odyssey / Protestor, Tourist (uncredited) / NBC, Peter Horton
U R My Daddy (post-production) / Lead / Wellesley, Leticia De Bortoli
Silence Isn’t All That I Am / Lead / Jason Hastings, Nathan Owens
Behind Closed Doors / Lead / Emerson, Rob Pepe
Blue Sky / Lead / Boston Univ. MFA film / Pietro Nigro Famulari
Jesus’ Payroll / Lead / NYU Tisch Thesis, Meghan Auld, Quinn Cagney
Boys and Girls / Lead / NYU Tisch, Alex Platt
In Need of Therapy / Supporting / Emerson Thesis, Lauren McKeaney
Sex Tape / Graduation relative (uncredited) / Sony Pictures, Jake Kasdan
Merck / Parallax Productions
Otosense / Babysitter / Otosense
Federation for Children PSA / Boston Casting
Training or acting classes (class name, teacher & where):
Adult Coach: Fran Weinberg (2013- )
Youth Coach: Anastasia Barnes (2009-2012)
ADR and VO: NYU Tisch post production NYC.
Media Performance Institute, Boston: Workshops Paul Weber, Sheila Jaffe, Angela Peri.
Youth Class: Acting for film and television, Jennifer Salvucci.
Youth Workshop (Woods Hole Film Festival), Carolyn Pickman.
C.P. Casting, Boston: Youth Classes, Anastasia Barnes.
USFSA Figure Skating: Private Coach. Ongoing training.
Theatre: Wheelock Family Theatre. Scene study, Dan Bolton
Other non-acting related work, hobbies or charities (not skills) in which this actor is involved (1 or 2 word descriptions):
USFSA Basic Skills figure skating Instructor for Edgeworks Skating School.
The Learning Center for the Deaf (Framingham, MA)
Boston Children's Hosptial
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