Bruce holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Western Australia and is also a graduate of the National Institute of Dramatic Arts (NIDA). He is a highly-regarded facilitator and coach, who bases his work on more than 20 years of experience as a professional actor, creator of scenarios and role-player.
He specialises in creating and running interactive sessions for individuals and groups, to assist them to communicate face-to-face confidently, authoritatively, engagingly, clearly, concisely and convincingly.
His aim is for his clients to communicate with each other better, have some laughs, build connections within the team and behave in a way more likely to achieve successful results.
Bruce concentrates on:
• Conversations with potential customers
• The art of influencing
• Presence and confidence
• Interview skills
• Advanced listening
• Presentation skills
• Professional etiquette
• Building relationships
• Saying no with consideration and generosity
• Dealing with negativity positively
• Managing meetings
Bruce also makes regular appearances as a conductor of in-house theatre games, quiz shows and theatrical interventions. He has devised and presented comedies and dramatic interludes such as The Art of Persuasion and The Triangle of Sex and Death. His extensive experience working in theatre and on screen, includes a season with 'The Streetcar named Desire' at the Shaw Theatre in London. Bruce is a mainstay of Australian television and is known for his roles in: Law of the Land, A Country Practise, Fields of Fire, GP, The Man From Snowy River, Halifax F.P. and The Secret Life of Us. Bruce has trained in Australia, New Zealand, India, China and Singapore.
Bruce Hughes travels from Victoria Australia
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Mars Petcare Australia
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