Richard J. Hinds, a graduate of the Interlochen Arts Academy, is a NYC based Director/Choreographer. He is currently the Associate Choreographer for Come From Away on Broadway at the Schoenfeld Theatre. He also worked on the Broadway productions of Disney's Newsies (Associate Director), Jekyll and Hyde (Associate Director/Choreographer) and Il Divo: A Musical Affair (Assistant Director). He also served as the Associate Director/Choreographer for the Public Theatre and London’s National Theatre’s productions of Here Lies Love.
Richard's directing and choreography credits include Smokey Joe’s Cafe (Capital Rep.), Evita, How To Succeed… (Flat Rock Playhouse), Fame (Macau International Music Festival), The Fig Leaves are Falling (Connelly Theatre), The Fantasticks, Cabaret, Little Shop of Horrors (Kansas City Repertory Theatre), The Sound of Music, All Shook Up, Pump Boys and Dinettes, Hairspray, Joseph…, Smokey Joe’s Café, Have You Met Miss Jones starring Shirley Jones (New Theatre), Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, Macy’s Commercial, America's Got Talent, Good Afternoon America (featuring Liza Minnelli), and The Bethenny Show (featuring Coco Austin).
Richard’s Associate credits include Disney's Newsies (Paper Mill Playhouse), Up Here (La Jolla Playhouse), Come From Away (La Jolla Playhouse, Seattle Repertory Theatre, Ford’s Theatre), 9 to 5 (National/International Tours), Disney's High School Musical (National/International Tours), A Christmas Story: The Musical (Kansas City Repertory Theatre/5th Ave Theatre), The Last Goodbye, The First Wives Club (The Old Globe), Pippin (CTG and Deaf West), A Wonderful Life (Paper Mill Playhouse), Broadway Under The Stars (NYC & Company), Frankenstein (37 ARTS, Off-Broadway), Drama Desk Awards (Hammerstein Ballroom) and Samsung Unpacked (Radio City Music Hall).