working at the whiting


A Career Field Study Program
for high school juniors and seniors!

Explore Michigan’s Career Pathways with the staff of The Whiting.
During your visit you will:

Meet with employees from multiple career fields for a panel discussion
Tour the theatre and meet with stage technicians
The Whiting positions include:  
Executive Director
Guest Services Manager
Front of House Manager
Marketing and Media Relations Manager
Education & Communication Engagement Manager
Rentals & Artist Services Coordinator
House Electrician
House Carpenter
Student objective:
Identify employability skills
Identify career interaction in the workplace
Identify new career pathways
Apply curriculum to real life situation
Ascertain the various paths to a career in the performing arts

Each session is 60 minutes consisting of 30 minutes with the employees for a panel discussion and 30 minutes for a tour and backstage experience.

Groups are limited to 15 students but larger groups can be accommodated by dividing into two smaller groups experiencing the two sessions simultaneously.

“Education Matters at The Whiting”

LIMITED DATES AVAILABLE available – call to schedule your school’s visit. 810-237-7342 daily 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. or email at