Hello, my name is

Zachary Hines

I am a

Creative Arts Professional

ABOUT ME

Hello, nice to meet you! My name is Zachary Hines! I am a Creative Arts Professional based in Tampa Bay, FL. I am a dreamer and a doer; It is my aim to elevate the local Culture & Arts profile through community building, inventive storytelling, and collaboration.

THE BASICS

Date of Birth
August 24, 1989
Address
217 N 12th St #114
Tampa, FL 33602
USA
Email
ZacharyEHines@gmail.com
Phone
609.413.1869
Website
www.Avant-Guardian.org
www.Avant-Guardian.org/ZacharyHines

SKILLS

List of Skills

Design
Photoshop InDesign Illustrator
Film/Sound Editing
Final Cut Pro Adobe Premiere Pro Garageband
Web
Basic HTML Wordpress Social Media
Public Speaking
Event Planning
Grant Writing
Collaboration

EDUCATION

from 2009 to 2010

BRITISH AMERICAN DRAMA ACADEMY

London, UK

CERTIFICATE OF CONSERVATORY COMPLETION

Completed year-long conservatory training with a focus on performance, film, analyzation of text, and dramatic criticism. Studied under, and made lasting connections with, professionals from the Royal Shakespeare Company, Donmar Warehouse, the National Theatre, BBC Radio, and the Guardian.

from 2007 to 2011

UNIVERSITY OF TAMPA

Tampa, FL

B.A. in Theatre

Liberal Arts education with Major in Theatre Studies and Performance. Founded the Performing Arts Public Relations Committee (P.A.P.R.) to increase audience attendance and general awareness of Performing Arts events on campus and was a member of the Theatre Honors Society, Alpha Psi Omega. Worked with local arts professionals, such as, Ami Sallee, Hampton Dohrman, and Karla Hartley.

LOOK! I'M EXPERIENCED!

2009-Present

Avant-Guardian

Artistic Director/Founder

Create, produce, and direct immersive theatrical events; from cabarets to large-scale productions. My background in the marketing and development side of production has led to broader media pickup and community endorsement by creating top-notch promotional material (local SEO-focused web development, print, video, new media ad campaigns) and garnering vital sponsor support.

Position Highlights

  • Experience managing large teams and large-scale events
  • Grew audience by 83% over 3 years
  • Generated over $50k worth of in-kind/fiscal support
  • 2011 & 2014 Best of the Bay winner!
  • Named “one of the most promising artists under 25” by Creative Loafing in 2013
2012-2014

Directions for Living

Supervisor of Communication and Special Events

Responsible for overseeing proper internal and external communications; maintaining a current and relevant brand aesthetic; growing our social and web presence; assisting in grant, award, and donor acquisition; and planning innovative, yet cost-effective, small to large-scale special events to better engage clients, funders, employees, and community members.

Position Highlights
  • Produced six of the most innovative fundraising, awareness, and employee engagement events in the agency’s history.
  • Took leading role in the agency’s rebranding.
  • The 2012 Annual Report was highlighted at the national 2013 MHCA Winter Conference for design innovation.
  • Integral in planning the most successful annual fundraiser to-date.
2011-2012

Tampa Creative Camps

Freelance Director & Instructor

Directed, designed, and choreographed 60+ students in four main-stage productions. Developed  theatre, music, and dance curriculum for ages 4-16 and taught private lessons. Also was responsible for social networking, web marketing, and graphic design.

MY WORK

Much Ado

Immersive Performance + Exhibition presented at the Historic Rialto Theatre.

Keep Kids Safe Golf Scramble

Golf Scramble uniting local celebrities and business leaders to support the children & family services of Directions for LIving.

Ride to Keep Kids Safe

The Ride to Keep Kids Safe is a bike tour of St. Petersburg, Florida on May 4, 2014, benefiting the children and family services of Directions for Living.

Internal Engagement

Innovated, planned, and executed several internal events for Directions for Living to increase morale and reduce employee turnover.

#NOSHAME

#NOSHAME is an initiative celebrating self-expression to combat stigma and bullying.

Coco & Homo

Best of the Bay winning cabaret/performance art duo.

SexXx Dreams, an Immersive Experience & Exhibition

An immersive experience and exhibition uniting 50+ artists and performers for one event. Most successful Avant-Guardian project to-date.

Confessions

Cabaret blending queer hipsterism and old-tymey showmanship.

VIDEO

YOU'RE MAKING ME BLUSH!

CONTACT ME

References are available upon request