Broadway.tv & McDonald 42nd Street’s Search For Broadway’s Next Star
Whitney Winfield is thrilled to be a part of the Next Broadway Star contest! A Naples, Florida native, she has been performing onstage since the age of 8 and has never given up on her dream of being on Broadway. She has sung in countless competitions, in addition to performing in more than 40 musicals and plays. The Next Broadway Star contest will give Whitney another chance to make her goal a reality!
Whitney is entering her Senior year at Pace University, where she will complete her degree with a B.F.A. in Musical Theater. Prior to coming to NYC for school, Whitney attended Interlochen Arts Academy, a boarding high school where she studied theater with world-renowned instructors and guest artists.
Favorite credits include: Regional: No, No Nanette (Nanette), Chicago (June/Ens.), Rent (Maureen), My Fair Lady (First Maid/Ens.), Thoroughly Modern Millie (Millie), The Who’s Tommy (Ens.); Educational: The Who’s Tommy (Mrs. Walker), Beauty and the Beast (Belle), City of Angels (Alaura Kingsley), All Shook Up (Miss Sandra), The Illusion (Melibea), A Year With Frog and Toad (Lady Bird 1).
Outside of school and auditioning, Whitney loves baking delicious desserts, watching juicy television like True Blood, “Netflix”-ing informative documentaries, and frolicking around the city with her friends and boyfriend, James! She can be found serving amazing mini cupcakes at one of the four Baked By Melissa locations in the city! Stop by and say, “Hello!”