Richard J. Hinds is an award-winning Director/Choreographer whose work has been seen on television and stage. He is also an educator on faculty at Broadway Dance Center.
Theatre Director and Choreographer credits include Catch Me If You Can, Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story, Holiday Inn, Guys and Dolls (The REV), Escape to Margaritaville, Mamma Mia, Saturday Night Fever (Ogunquit Playhouse), Cabaret, Little Shop of Horrors, The Fantasticks (Kansas City Repertory Theatre), Newsies (5 Star Theatricals, Pittsburgh CLO, La Mirada Theatre), How To Succeed in Business…, Evita (Flat Rock Playhouse), Fame (Macau International Festival), Chicago, Forever Plaid, Hairspray, Pump Boys and Dinettes, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, The Sound of Music, All Shook Up, Have You Met Miss Jones? (New Theatre).
Associate Director and Choreographer credits include Broadway’s Tony Award winning Come From Away (Associate Chor.), Company (Associate Chor.), Disney’s Newsies (Associate Dir.), Jekyll and Hyde (Associate Dir./Chor.), Il Divo: A Musical Affair (Assistant Chor.). He has also worked on the West End productions of Elf (Associate Chor.) and Come From Away (Associate Chor.). He worked on the Off-Broadway and London’s National Theatre productions of Here Lies Love (Associate Dir./Chor.) as well as the US/UK Tours of Disney’s High School Musical (Associate Chor.) and 9 to 5 (Associate Dir.).
Television credits include Encore! (Disney+), Bring It! (Lifetime), The Bethenny Show (Fox: guest star Coco Austin), Good Afternoon American (ABC: guest star Liza Minnelli), America’s Got Talent (NBC), Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade (NBC), as well as numerous commercials for Macy’s (Carl Byrd & Co.)
Industrial and event credits include working for such companies as Oath, Azamara Club Cruises, Norwegian Cruise Lines, Samsung, Sephora, General Motors, SP Richards, RWS & Associates, BC/EFA, 54 Below and First Global Events Agency.