Meet Actress and DoD Employee Boneza Hanchock

She has one of those legendary Washington DC commutes from her suburban home in Northern Virginia to Fort Meade in Maryland where she works as a civilian after an army career where she served in Iraq. While she lives up to the Army motto of getting more done before 9 am than most people get done in a day, her second day begins when she gets off work. Evenings are spent in acting classes, rehearsals, and performances. Boneza works with a variety of theater companies playing in everything from ancient classics to contemporary dramas — though her heart will always belong to Shakespeare, her supportive husband Darryl, and their pet pit bull.

See Boneza’s theatre credits.

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