A graduate of John Bolton’s theatre school and a student of Dr Graham Clarke, Bruce received a 2005 Melbourne Fringe Festival commendation for his role of Donkey in “Bremen”, directed by Michael Camilleri. In 2004 he was seen again in the Melbourne Fringe Festival in Camilleri’s “The Now Hour”, as a crooning G.W. Bush.
He has also worked frequently under the direction of Daniel Schlusser, in particular Hoist Group’s “The Government Inspector” and “It’s a Family Affair”, as well as his acclaimed production of Durenmatt’s “The Visit”. He has also played Chekhov himself in Hibberd’s (after Tolstoy) “The Death of Ivan Illych”, for the 2002 Melbourne Festival. With Bernard Caleo, Bruce also performs the two-man superhero show “The MM Project”’, (nee Miracleman) where ever they can.