Bruce R Roach

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Threatre Arts and Dance
580 Rarig Center

330 - 21st Ave S


Bruce Roach is an actor, director and educator whose work has taken him across the U.S. and abroad. He is an MFA graduate of the FSU/Asolo Conservatory. Favorite roles he has performed include Iago, Leontes and Richard III. His diverse directing credits range from Shakespeare and Gilbert and Sullivan to Tracy Letts and Suzan Lori-Parks. In 2016 he directed Mike Bartlett’s Earthquakes in London for the BFA program in the Dowling Studio at the Guthrie Theater. He has been teaching and directing in the University of Minnesota/Guthrie Theater BFA Actor Training Program since 2010. Other highlights of his directing projects for the BFA include A Lie of the Mind, In Arabia We’d All Be Kings, The Seagull, and Three Sisters.

Educational Background & Specialties

Educational Background

  • MFA, FSU/Asolo Conservatory: .


  • Acting
  • Directing
  • Shakespeare
Courses Taught
  • TH1391 First Year Acting (1st Semester)
  • TH 1395 First Year Acting (2nd Semester)
  • TH 1381 New Voices
  • TH 2395 Second Year Acting Workshop
  • TH 4393 Fourth Year Rehearsal and Performance
  • TH 4395 Fourth Year Acting Intensive