Michael Bruce

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Michael Bruce

Michael is a composer, lyricist and musical director who has recently joined the team at the Bush as its first ever resident composer.

After training at the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts his writing credits include the four times nominated and double MTM award winning musical ED at Trafalgar Studios and the Edinburgh Fringe, as well as HEY DIDDLE DIDDLE, BEYOND, THE GRIMM OF STOTTESDEN HALL, HOLES and RIGGED. He is also resident composer and orchestrator for the West End NOTES FROM NEW YORK concert series with whom he has worked on a variety of concerts and recordings including RUTHIE HENSHALL IN CONCERT, three instalments of the festive show CHRISTMAS IN NEW YORK for which he wrote the title song, as well as the album recording of the same name. Winner of the NOTES FOR THE STAGE PRIZE for songwriting, Michael hosted a star-studded evening of his work, MICHAEL BRUCE: A LITTLE LESS ORDINARY at London's Apollo Theatre last November. His debut theatrical album comes out this year.