Robert Hines III Bio

Image of Robert Hines IIIRobert serves as an Associate with Bea Young Associates and is also an experienced educator, teaching artist, administrator, actor, director and diversity and cultural competence consultant.

He is currently an Adjunct Theater Faculty at Elgin Community College, teaching Improv for Actors and the Improv Performance Ensemble courses and facilitates the Bea Young Associates Cultural Competency Workshops at Elgin Community College.  He coaches and directs the ECC’s Improv Ensemble in performances traveling to various locations within the local community.

In addition, he directs student productions as well as partnering with local community groups as Guest Director.  He is also an Adjunct Faculty Member at Second City Training Center where he teaches in the Youth/Teen division of Second City’s Improv programming.

At Steppenwolf Theater in Chicago, he facilitates workshops and discussions as a Senior Teaching Artist within Steppenwolf for Young Audiences education department.

As Post Show Moderator, he leads Steppenwolf patrons in lively discussions about the theatrical productions at the theater and is a Teaching Artist with Metropolis School of the Performing Arts in Arlington Heights.

Robert holds a Master’s of Fine Arts in Acting from The Theatre School at DePaul University and a graduate of the Second City Training Center Conservatory and is a graduate candidate of DePaul’s School of Education with a Master’s in Elementary Education.