Bruce Guthrie

Bruce, Guthrie, Film, Theatre, Director
Dan Wooler

Bruce is Head of Theatre and Film at the National Centre for the Performing Arts in Mumbai, India. Directing credits with the NCPA include SEA WALL (Add Arts Festival) and the critically acclaimed and sold out production of CONSTELLATIONS by Nick Payne - which toured India in September 2019.

Bruce worked with Welsh and British and Irish Lions Rugby Captain Sam Warburton OBE on a series of charity fundraising events for his testimonial year back in 2018.

Bruce directed a celebration to mark the 70th Birthday of HRH The Prince of Wales in Cardiff for the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama.

Directing credits include: MAN TO MAN (Wilton’s Music Hall, UK tour & Brooklyn Academy of Music); RENT (St James Theatre & UK tour); THE LAST MERMAID with Charlotte Church (Festival of voice Wales Millennium Centre); MAN TO MAN by Manfred Karge (Wales Millennium Centre & Edinburgh Festival 2015); LOTTY'S WAR by Giuliano Crispini & Clare Slater (UK Tour); BAKERSFIELD MIST starring Kathleen Turner & Ian McDiarmid (Duchess Theatre); AN INCIDENT AT THE BORDER by Kieran Lynn (Finborough & Trafalgar Studios); THE MERCHANT OF VENICE, OTHELLO & TWELFTH NIGHT for Singapore Repertory Theatre (Fort Canning Park, Singapore); STORIES BY HEART written by and starring multi award-winning actor John Lithgow (Lyttelton NT).

Leadership roles: Member of The Guildford School of Acting's Advisory Board; Associate Artist for Singapore Repertory Theatre; Artistic Director of the NATIONAL YOUTH THEATRE OF WALES, directing THE CAUCASIAN CHALK CIRCLE in 2015 and ROMEO & JULIET in 2016; Associate Artist for Papatango 2011 & 2012.

Concerts & Events: HRH The Prince of Wales 70th Birthday Celebration 2018; SW7: Sam Warburton's Testimonial Year for NSPCC Wales 2018 & 2019; The Welsh Guards Centenary Celebration in 2015 for the Welsh Guards Charity; St David's Day Celebration for HRH The Prince of Wales 2013.

Training: BA Honours in Acting at Guildford School of Acting. As a Director: The National Theatre Studio and with Howard Davies, Sir Richard Eyre, Deborah Warner & Sam Mendes.

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