Richard J. Hinds BDC Faculty Headshot
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Richard J. Hinds is the Associate Director for Disney's Newsies (Broadway/National Tour) and the Associate Director/Choreographer for Here Lies Love at the Public Theatre (NYC) and the National Theatre (London). He was the Associate Director/Choreographer for the recent Broadway revival of Jekyll and Hyde and the Assistant Director of Il Divo: A Musical Affair.

Richard's directing and choreography credits include Smokey Joe’s Cafe (Capital Repertory Theatre, New Theatre), Fame (Macau International Music Festival), The Fig Leaves are Falling (Connelly Theatre), Cabaret (Kansas City Repertory Theatre), Joseph... (Capital Playhouse), The Sound of Music, All Shook Up, Pump Boys and Dinettes, Hairspray (New Theatre), Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, America's Got Talent, and Good Afternoon America (featuring Liza Minnelli).

Richard has been the Associate/Assistant on 9 to 5 (1st National and UK Tour), Disney's High School Musical (National and International tours), A Christmas Story (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).

As a performer, Richard has appeared in the National and International touring companies of Fosse, Cats, Grease, High School Musical, was a member of the Original American Company of We Will Rock You and has been seen in numerous regional productions including West Side Story, Waiting For The Moon, Evita, Chicago and The Pirate.

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