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set and lighting designer

Harvey Sweet, American set and lighting designer. Member United States Institute for Theatre Technology (vice commissioner 1979-1981, commissioner 1981-1987, member graphic standards board 1979-1986, chair education commission 1983-1988, member publications committee 1986-1989, board directors 1989).

Background

Sweet, Harvey was born on October 27, 1943 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Sam and Rose Sweet.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Eastern Michigan University, 1965. Master of Science, University Wisconsin, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy, University Wisconsin, 1974.

Career

Instructor University North Dakota, Grand Forks, 1967-1969. Assistant professor Boise State College, Idaho, 1972-1973. Instructor University Wisconsin, Madison, 1973-1974.

Professor of theater arts University Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, 1974-1989. Director lighting Landmark Entertainment Group, Los Angeles and Tokyo, 1989-1991. Consultant Advanced Technology, Tokyo, 1991.

Technical writer Walt Disney Imagineering, Glendale, California, 1992. Project manager, senior designer, senior estimator, technical writer Tru Roll, Inc., 1993-1999. Project manager estimator technical sales LVH Entertainment Systems, Oxnard, 1999—2002, manager theatrical rigging division, 2002—2003, vice president rigging systems, 2003—2004, vice president installation system and sales, 2004—2005.

Vice president sales Los Angeles Propoint, 2005—2009. Senior technical product manager Electronic Theatre Controls, since 2009. Owner, operator Sweet Studios Theatrical Equipment, Cedar Falls, 1981-1989.

Director theater technical and design University Northern Iowa, 1974-1989. Member technical standards working group Entertainment Superior vena cava syndrome and Technology Association, 2002-2004, member, Rigging Working Group, 2002-2004, member fire safety curtain standards task group, 2003-2004, chair, 2004-2008, E1.22 Fire Safety Curtain Standards, chair E1.6-1Powered Rigging Standards Task Group, since 2005.

Works

Membership

Member United States Institute for Theatre Technology (vice commissioner 1979-1981, commissioner 1981-1987, member graphic standards board 1979-1986, chair education commission 1983-1988, member publications committee 1986-1989, board directors 1989).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, cooking.

Connections

Married Susan Perrett, March 16, 1964 (divorced March 1975). Children: Deborah Anne, Rebecca Lynn, Jason Aaron. Married Patricia Ravn, September 9, 1978 (divorced July 1987).

Married Peggy Lynn Krueger, May 12, 2007. 1 stepchild, Caitlin M. Dugan.

father:
Sam Sweet

mother:
Rose Sweet

spouse:
Susan Perrett

spouse:
Patricia Ravn

spouse:
Peggy Lynn Krueger

child:
Deborah Anne Sweet

child:
Rebecca Lynn Sweet

child:
Jason Aaron Sweet