He is a career actor. He started on Broadway in New York with the musical Les Miserables. After about 10 years, he married Hetty (a Dutch landscape painter) and then moved to the Netherlands.
Bruce has taught storytelling at Regent College in Canada, Oxford University in England, and for the International Fellowship of Evangelical Students (IFES) in nine countries. He received his classical training and Master of Fine Arts from the University of Washington in Seattle, and later trained with Uta Hagen in New York City.
Since then, he has focused his experience and skill as a Broadway actor on speaking the Word of God in a dynamic and engaging way. He has had a successful career spanning the continents working with a cross section of Christian organizations (IVP, Bible Societies, Urbana, local churches).