Mr. Renensland, President and Founder of [with]tv, has been a professional actor, writer, director, and teacher for thirty years. He is a member of Screen Actors Guild, American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, and the Actors Equity Association. Mr. Renensland has appeared in over 400 television commercials, numerous radio ads, and hundreds of print ads as well. He has appeared on Broadway as well as with The Great Lakes Shakespeare Festival, The Missouri Repertory Theatre, The Cleveland Playhouse and The Dallas Theatre Center.
On television he has been seen in Hill Street Blues, The Ted Knight Show, Family Ties, We Got It Maid, Scarecrow and Mrs. King, a number of Daytime Dramas and in the films Black Beauty, Batteries Not Included and Friendly Persuasion with Richard Kiley. He was a Theater Arts Professor at Kansas University, Clark College, Case Western Reserve University, and Park College.
Mr. Renensland earned a B.A. from Washburn University and an M.A. from Trinity University. He has conducted workshops on Preventing Sexual Harassment, Diversity in The Work Place, and Disability Etiquette for AMTRAK, The Commonwealth of PA, Pfizer, The New York Humane Society, The Visiting Nurse Association of New York and others.
Since the birth of his first child Victoria, who is a person with disabilities, Mr. Renensland has actively advocated for her inclusion. He has written and spoken extensively on the issue of inclusion of students with disabilities from preschool through college. Most recently he and his daughter were invited by The Circles Network to travel to Great Britain and speak to parents and educators. He has written a variety of plays and is at work on a memoir of his life with his daughter from birth to college titled, INCLUDING VICTORIA. He is a member of the American Association of People With Disabilities and TASH.
It is Howard Renensland's passion and limitless energy that guide the vision of [with]tv.