Howie began his theater career in New York City producing several Off- and Off-Off Broadway shows. Since moving to St. Louis, he has created several Improv troupes (Arch Rivals, NQR) as well as working with St. Louis Shakespeare Company, West End Players Guild, Marble Stage and Kirkwood Theatre Guild. He is currently teaching Improv at several locations as well as working with Washington University and St. Louis University's Schools of Medicine as a Standardized Patient, training med students on various patient case studies. He also works often with magic for schools and libraries, and will be Super Reader for the Missouri Library Association in 2015. Howie joined the HRPA in January of 2015 and is looking forward to bringing back the Goldenrod!