Bryden is originally from Bendigo, Victoria. He is in his final term at Actors Centre Australia, during which time he performed the roles of Les in EAST (dir. Maeliosa Stafford, 2018), Eddie Carbone in A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE (dir. Gale Edwards, 2017), Francis Flute/Thisbe and Demetrius in A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM (dir. Adam Cook, 2017), Solyony in THREE SISTERS (dir. Adam Cook, 2017), and The Old Man in THE CHAIRS (dir. Mikala Westall). Bryden also played Angola in the short film WONDER INC. (AFTRS, 2018), and the Referee in the short film GLOVE (dir. Blake Gamble, 2018).