Whitney Johnson made her stage debut at age 14 as Dorothy in WBTT's The Wiz. She has also portrayed TiMoune in Once On This Island and appeared in Sistas in the Name of Soul, Dynamic Duets and Ain't Misbehavin'. She performed in a variety of plays at State College of Florida where she attends school, including Sondheim's musical Into The Woods, The Boyfriend and Juanito.