Bruce has been working as a freelance costume designer since graduating in 2010. He has worked as the designer for several musicals and plays in the Greensboro area.
Over the last two years he has designed Cabaret and My Big Fat Gay Italian Wedding for the Community Theatre of Greensboro. This summer he designed Legally Blonde : The Musical for The Barn Dinner Theatre, the oldest continuous operating dinner theatre in the US.
This Season he has been hired to design the entire main stage season at The Community Theatre of Greensboro which opens it's new Starr Theatre in downtown Greensboro in October. The season includes Smokey Joe's Cafe, To Kill a Mockingbird, Legally Blonde and 9 to 5, The Musical.
Bruce has also been asked to use some of the musical theatre training he had at ECU and will be appearing as a Parent in the Dance Center of Greensboro's holiday production of a The Nutcracker.
While at ECU Bruce designed Tommi Galaska's Dance 2009 piece "Sacred Beat" and Lane Alexander's Dance 2010 Tap piece "Traditions in Time" as well as appearing in the ensembles of "Hello, Dolly!" and "Of Thee I Sing."
Bruce is currently in his 2nd year of Graduate School at UNC-Greensboro in the Theatre Design MFA program where he is on a full tuition waiver and a graduate assistantship. Last year he designed costumes for Oklahoma! (Greensboro City Arts Drama) Cabaret (Winston Salem Theatre Alliance), The 25thAnnual Putnam County Spelling Bee ( UNC-G), The Bombitty of Errors (Theatre 232/Triad Stage) and The King and I ( Greensboro City Arts Drama Center). This season his design assignments include scenery for Stage Door and costumes for Man & Superman, both at UNC-Greensboro.
While at ECU he was seen in the Mainstage productions of Hello, Dolly! and Of Thee I Sing and designed costumes for Dance 2009 (Tommi Galaska’s Sacred Beat) and Dance 2010 (Lane Alexander’s Traditions in Time).