Jack Whitney is thrilled to be playing the role of Dustin the Big Hopper in John Cooper High School’s production of Starlight Express. His previous John Cooper credits include Gloria Rasputin in Bye Bye Birdie (2016), Fish #4 in Seussical (2015), and Skipper in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (2014). When he isn’t on the stage, Jack is an active member of the John Cooper QuizBowl and Model Railway societies. Jack would like to thank Mr. McCauley for instilling him with a love of performance in a 5th grade class reading of The Iceman Cometh. Jack also thanks his parents for always letting him pursue his dreams.

Nicknames: John, Not Richard

Voice Part: Whatever you want him to be

Solos: Animal Spirits

Major: Philosophy

Bad Habits: Puts economics in his pocket, really wanted this website done faster (sorry, Jack)