Eleanore Tapscott (she/her) is a classically trained metro-DC-based actress and director. She is looking forward to supporting the mission of the Actors Center — Connecting actors to resources needed for success.
ANNETTE MOONEYBoard President
Annette Mooney (she/her) re-joined the Actors’ Center in 2013 after a 20-year hiatus from acting. Members may recognize Annette from her roles as “Mama Duck” at lottery auditions and “Tax Gal” at the AC’s tax workshops. She’s primarily a stage actor but has also done many training films and in-person training simulations.
YVONNE PARETSKYBoard Treasurer
Yvonne (she/her) is a stage, film, tv, and voiceover actor represented by Bona Fide & Emerging Artists and Avery Sisters Entertainment. Recent projects include CW’s Black Lightning, the short series Coronaville, and To the New Girl. Her play Funny You Don’t Look Jewish premiered at Women’s Voices Theater Festival in 2018.
MARSHA REHNSBoard Secretary
Marsha is a writer, editor, and actor in Washington, DC, and New York. She is active in community theater and records for the Library of Congress National Library Service and does voice acting for Jabberwocky Audio Theater. She credits the Actors’ Center with providing most of her acting and educational opportunities.
BONEZA VALDEZ HANCHOCKBoard Member
Boneza (she/her) is an actor, playwright and a long standing member of the Actors’ Center. She has had the privilege of performing with various theatre companies in the DC Metro Area virtually and on stage. Outside of theatre, Boneza is a Program Manager with over 20 years of experience in logistics and program management.
DARREN MARQUARDTBoard Vice President
Darren started his career more than 4 decades ago in Minneapolis, MN. He regularly collaborated with the Red Eye Theater including a touring performance at the La Moma Theatre in NYC. He was a performing and teaching artist at several dance studios in the area specializing in Ballroom and Latin Social and Theatrical dance.
MARY YEEBoard Member
Mary has been a member of the AC for over 20 years and acting in DC for even longer. Mary is particularly fond of performing in musical theatre. Her work includes theatre, corporate and government training films, commercials and PSAs, role-playing in training scenarios, voiceovers, and print modeling.
ELENA ANDERSONMembership & Development Associate
Elena Anderson (she/her) is an actor and graphic designer based in Washington, DC. She has an M.F.A. in Acting from The Catholic University of America, and a B.A. in Drama and History from the University of Virginia. She has been a member of the Actors’ Center since 2018.
GINGER MOSSOperations Manager
Ginger (she/her) has been managing the Actors’ Center since November 1985. She has also worked with Arena Stage, Source Theatre, Horizons Theatre and Trice Talent Services. As an actor, she has done film, industrial, commercial, and theatre work in the DC area and is a member of SAG-AFTRA.