After graduating with a BFA Theatre (Stagecraft) degree in 1997, Bruce joined one of Canada’s foremost scenery fabrication companies, F&D Scene Changes Ltd. With this company he developed fabrication skills in carpentry, welding, prop making, and Rigging.
Bruce has worked on numerous Major motion pictures (Shanghai Noon, X-Men 2, K-19 The Widow Maker, etc) Broadway Productions, (Wicked, Showboat, Ragtime, etc) Made for TV movies, (Identity Theft, Magic Of Ordinary Days, The Ron Clarke Story, etc) and concerts ( Kiss Farewell tour, Brooks and Dunn, Celine Dion, etc).
In her sixth year as the Resident Stage Manager, Susan also teaches stage management in the Stagecraft Program. During her time here at the school, she has stage managed Creon, Spring Awakening, The Tempest and The Man of Mode. Most recently she stage managed Suor Angelica with the Bay of Islands Musical Arts; You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown and The Anger in Ernest & Ernestine with Stage West Summer Festival; and The Marriage of Figaro for Opera on the Avalon. A native of Corner Brook and graduate of the National Theatre School in Montreal, Susan started her stage management career apprenticing at Centaur Theatre in Montreal, and the Grand Theatre in London, Ontario. In her many years as a professional stage manager, quite a few of them have been stage managing various student productions with George Brown Theatre School in Toronto. Theatre companies she has worked with in the country are: Theatre Gargantua, Toronto; The Great Canadian Theatre Company, Ottawa; the Georgian Theatre Festival, Meaford, ON; the Citadel Theatre, Edmonton; Festival on the Bay, NS; TNL; Stephenville Festival; the Grand Theatres in London and Kingston, ON; Mermaid Theatre, NS and the Muskoka Festival, Bracebridge, ON.