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.
KARI GINSBURGBoard Vice President
Kari Ginsburg (she/her) is a two-time Helen Hayes Award winner and a long-standing member of the Actors’ Center. Offstage, Kari is a Certified Change Management Professional accreditation, a certified ELI Civility Instructor, and a certified Professional & Life Coach through the ICF.
THADDEUS JOHNSON, ESQBoard Treasurer
Thaddeus is an actor and producer who has been active in the New Orleans, Atlanta and DC television and film markets. He is a graduate of Loyola University New Orleans College of Law and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Television Production. Thaddeus practices in energy law, and is a Principal Attorney at Standard Legal, PLLC.
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.
DREW CANNADYBoard Member
Drew Cannady is a Washington, DC-based actor and attorney. After attending The University of Virginia Law School, Drew practiced law in San Francisco before spending a year in Key West with his fiancé Chris. Upon his return to DC, Drew signed up for the AC, through which he has obtained narration work and taken classes.
AMR EL-BAYOUMIBoard Member
Amr El-Bayoumi is an Egyptian-American actor and voice-over artist based in DC. He has performed in several award-winning shorts, feature films, theater, and network tv productions in the US, England and Egypt. Prior to acting, Amr worked as a chemical engineer, international corporate lawyer, photographer and filmmaker.
BONEZA VALDEZ HANCHOKBoard 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 Member
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.
YVONNE PARETSKYBoard Member
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.
LOUISE ROTHSCHILDBoard Member
Louise is a DC-based consultant who works with communities and the Federal government to end homelessness. A former thespian, Louise can be seen on stage as the lead singer of The Mayors of Marble Falls or attending productions large and small throughout the greater DC/Baltimore region.
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.
ELANA 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 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.