Bruce learned early in his career as an English Foreign Language teacher to take a holistic approach to teaching and learning: we all have valuable things to share when we communicate, and we can get bogged down thinking of speech as something full of flaws which need to be corrected. He passionately believes that anyone interested in communicating more effectively does learn how to do it! In the last ten years since he has been working as a voice teacher and dialect coach, he has learned many techniques to assist people as they develop their ability to be understood. That is always the key thing for him: “To be able to make ourselves clear and accessible to those we hope to connect with. It is not about having one particular accent or way of sounding."
His passion lies in helping people realise their potential as spoken communicators. He is a two-time graduate of Victorian College of the Arts Drama School in Melbourne, both as Playwright and Voice Teacher. He is also trained in multiple schools of voice pedagogy and was named one of the seven top tertiary educators in the state of New South Wales, Australia, when he received a Ministry of Education Quality Teacher Award. This award was for his public speaking programmes on the Macquarie University Postgraduate Accounting course.