Road Credits: THE SPANISH PRAYER BOOK (alt. Jacob.)
Broadway credits: Tony Award-winning revival of CABARET (1998) and the premiere season of Tony Randall’s National Actors Theater (1991) THE CRUCIBLE, LITTLE HOTEL ON THE SIDE.
Other NYC credits: NY Shakespeare Festival (Central Park) in productions of RICHARD III (w/Denzel Washington) and OTHELLO (w/Raul Julia and Christopher Walken). Off-Broadway: SYLVIA (Sarah Jessica Parker) for the Manhattan Theatre Club and many off-off-Broadway productions.
Los Angeles Theatre: SNOW GEESE at the Independent Shakespeare Company Studio (2017); FLOWERS FOR ALGERNON at the Deaf West Theatre (2013); as Jacob and Jack in JACOB AND JACK at the Zephyr (2012); Gottfried in WAY TO HEAVEN (2012) at The Odyssey; STORMY WEATHER (2009) at the Pasadena Playhouse; SATURDAY NIGHT AT GROSSINGER’S (2008) at Theatre West; CHARLOTTE: LIFE OR THEATER? (2007) at The Met.
TV: More than 30 prime-time TV shows, including BLACK-ISH, CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM, THE MINDY PROJECT, LAW AND ORDER, CRIMINAL MINDS, SCANDAL, GREY’S ANATOMY, CASTLE and others.
Film: MIDDLE OF NOWHERE (Ava DuVernay), FIFTH OF JULY, BATTLEFIELD AMERICA and others.
Directing: Critically acclaimed productions of KING LEAR (2003) and UNCLE VANYA (2002) at the MET Theatre in Los Angeles. Other directing credits include: ON THE VERGE (NYC and Edinburgh Fringe), THE CHERRY ORCHARD, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA, THE WINTER’S TALE, COMEDY OF ERRORS, MEASURE FOR MEASURE, ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO’S NEST, and numerous staged readings.
An acting teacher and coach, Bruce has taught workshops on the plays of Anton Chekhov in Oxford, England, in Denmark, and in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He has taught at The Yale School of Drama, Princeton, University of Scranton, The Actors Center of NY, Stella Adler (NYC and LA) and the British American Drama Academy (BADA).
MFA – Yale School of Drama (1988).