Inducted into the Dayton Theatre Hall of Fame, August 7, 2010.
John Rensel is the long term resident lighting designer for The Human Race Theater Company, The Muse Machine and the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra and Pops series and has provided lighting design services for numerous Dayton Opera Association productions. He is also in his 19th year as the Technical Director for the Fraze Pavilion and has provided technical advance production coordination, lighting designs, automation programming and performance operation services for many artists and productions that have visited that venue. He has a diverse dance lighting background, having provided lighting designs and technical production services for many years to The Dayton Ballet and Dayton Contemporary Dance Co. Mr.Rensel's most recent national credits included a lighting design package for a National Touring Production of the Elton John/Tim Rice collaboration AIDA. His most recent local credits include all the designs for the 2009-2010 Human Race Theater Company season at the Loft Theater, Moonlight and Magnolias at the Victoria Theater. The 2009-2010 home season concerts of The Dayton Contemporary Dance Company and the Dayton Opera Association's production Faust at the Schuster Center.