Richard J. Hinds (Guest Choreographer), a graduate of the Interlochen Arts Academy, is a NYC based Director/Choreographer. He is the Associate Director for the Broadway production of Disney's Newsies which is currently on tour and the Associate Director/Choreographer for Here Lies Love which played at the Public Theatre in NYC and the National Theatre in London. His other Broadway credits include the revival of Jekyll and Hyde (Associate Director/Choreographer) and Il Divo: A Musical Affair (Assistant Director).
Richard's directing and choreography credits include Smokey Joe’s Cafe (Capital Repertory Theatre), Evita (Flat Rock Playhouse), Fame (Macau International Music Festival), The Fig Leaves are Falling (Connelly Theatre), Cabaret, Little Shop of Horrors (Kansas City Repertory Theatre), Joseph... (Capital Playhouse), The Sound of Music, All Shook Up, Pump Boys and Dinettes, Hairspray, Joseph…, Smokey Joe’s Cafe (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 has been the Associate/Assistant on shows including Disney's Newsies (Paper Mill Playhouse), 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), The Pirate (Prince Music Theatre), Grease (Lenape Regional PAC), Rockers On Broadway (B.B. King’s), Broadway Under The Stars (NYC & Company), Frankenstein (37 ARTS, Off-Broadway), Drama Desk Awards (Hammerstein Ballroom) and Samsung Unpacked (Radio City Music Hall).