Performing Arts Technician
Whitley has been the Master Electrician for the Ford Center since August 2015. Her duties include overseeing the installation of light plots in the venue, serving as a liaison between lighting designers and the facility for touring shows and other events, supervising stage crews, and the maintenance and repair of lighting equipment.
She is a graduate of the University of Mississippi where she earned a degree in Linguistics and Classics. Whitley has previously worked in the Ole Miss Theatre costume shop. She has also been involved with various local projects as a makeup artist, including the Oxford Film Festival’s Community Film and Theatre Oxford’s Ten Minute Plays festival.