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educator , writer

Bruce Sweet, American writer, educator. With United States Army, 1954-1956. Member APR, Poets and Writers, Writers and Books, Memorial Art Gallery.


Sweet, Bruce was born on December 24, 1935 in New York City. Son of Charles Mason and Ella Sweet.


Bachelor of Science, State University of New York, Geneseo, 1960. Master of Arts, University Iowa, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy, New York University, 1981.


Director theatre, instructor University Iowa High School, 1960-1962. Chairman speech and drama professor St. Mary's College, Notre Dame, Indiana, 1962-1964. Director theatre, instructor Patrick Henry High School, Minneapolis, 1964-1966.

Director laboratory theatre professor State University of New York, Cortland, 1966-1969. Director theatre, instructor James Sperry High School, Henrietta, New York, 1969-1971. Artistic director, teacher, supervisor Arts Council of Tulsa, Oklahoma, 1971-1972.

Program head, director, instructor Rolsyn (New York ) High School, 1972-1978. Artistic director Strasberg Institute, New York City, 1981. Professor artist in residence Towson (Maryland) State University, 1981-1982.

Professor, directing supervisor St. Cloud University, 1982-1984. Writer, performing, director, educator New York City, 1985-1996. Writer-in-residence, professor St. John Fisher College, Rochester, 1996-1999.

Writer-in-residence St. John Fisher College Adirondack Lake Center for the Arts, Pathfinder Village, United Cerebral Palsy Center of Rochester, Writers and Books of Rochester, Aesthetic Education Institute of Rochester, University Rochester, State University of New York Brockport, New York, Geva Theatre Rochester, Jewish Community Center of Rochester, Young Audiences of Rochester, Blue Mountain Center, New York. Adjunct professor English Saint John Fisher College, Pittsford, New York, since 1996.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


With United States Army, 1954-1956. Member APR, Poets and Writers, Writers and Books, Memorial Art Gallery.


  • Other Interests

    Music, sports, animals, travel, cooking.


Married Madeleine Riordan, August 8, 1988. Children: Antonia, Gabriela, Aaron, Jonathan, Donna, Alexandra, Melinda.

Charles Mason

Ella Sweet

Madeleine Riordan

Antonia Sweet

Gabriela Sweet

Aaron Sweet

Jonathan Sweet

Donna Sweet

Alexandra Sweet

Melinda Sweet