Whitney Pak

Department of Drama

Instructor, Acting

Whitney Pak

Syracuse Stage/Department of Drama Theater Complex
820 East Genesee Street
Syracuse, NY 13210-1508

Whitney Tenney Pak is an educator, performer, director, and producer. She is a founding member and associate artistic director of Circle Squared Collective, a bicoastal theatre collaborative based here in Syracuse and in Southern California.

 She taught for several years in the departments of theatre and communication studies at California State University, Los Angeles while producing and performing in several seasons of original devised community-based theatre in LA the the C2C and other companies. She most recently served as Director of the Theatre Program at Cantwell-Sacred Heart of Mary High School where she was able to serve the community of Montebello, California as both a Teaching Artist and director of shows for the high school, as well as directing the Children's Summer Stage program hosted through CSHM. She currently works in collaboration with the Education Department at Syracuse Stage, having directed the Summer Youth Theatre Experience and teaching an upcoming session of fall classes. She is also currently collaborating on the upcoming remotely-devised theatre piece, "This Land," with Circle Squared Collective.


  • M.F.A., California State University, Los Angeles
  • M.A., California State University, Los Angeles
  • B.A., Connecticut College