Bruce was appointed Associate Lecturer in Theatre in 2017. His role at Middlesex is to embed professional practice and vocational skills across the suite of Theatre Arts programmes at UG/PG/FY level through practice-led teaching, innovative curriculum design and knowledge transfer projects that raise the University's profile in industry, such as More Storm Festival and the creation of Theatre Arts Exchange, a pop-up venue at Edinburgh Fringe.
He joined the University in 2013 as Graduate Academic Assistant in Theatre Arts, and practices as a theatre director, sound designer, dramaturg and producer. He is co-artistic director of Thrust which he founded in 2007, making and leading critically-acclaimed work in venues across the UK. Bruce trained on the Theatre Directing undergraduate programme at Middlesex, and previously studied a two-year diploma in Acting. He is currently a doctoral candidate in the Faculty of Arts and Creative Industries.