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 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 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 Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival, Pittsburgh CLO, Kansas City Repertory Theatre, Seattle Repertory Theatre, La Jolla Playhouse, The Old Globe, Deaf West, Paper Mill Playhouse, Ogunquit Playhouse, Gateway Playhouse, Flat Rock Playhouse, Capital Repertory Theatre, New Theatre, Macao International Music Festival, 54 Below, RWS & Associates and BCEFA.
Richard’s television credits include Bring It!, 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 Up Here (La Jolla Playhouse), 9 to 5 (National and 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).
Richard is on faculty at Broadway Dance Center and is proudly represented by bloc Talent Agency.