Dr. Anthony Sweeting is not only the mentor of and childhood close friend of motivational speaker Les Brown, he is an attained actor, director, producer and trainer is his own correct.
Dr. Sweeting is the author, lead actor, director and producer of The Soul of Nat Turner, winner of the Donald Davis Playwright Award. His production enterprise, Multi-Cultural Arts Enterprises, successfully toured this engage in on equally the East and West Coasts. In addition, his publications include things like the Dunbar Hotel and Central Avenue Renaissance, 1781-1950, a Doctoral Dissertation which highlights the rich cultural and theatrical achievements of Black Los Angeles all through the initial 50 percent of the Twentieth Century. He co-authored the ebook, God I Listened: The Eula McClaney Story. Eula McClaney was a Black Multi-Millionaire and philanthropist who donated thousands and thousands to these deserving will cause as the NAACP’s Negro University Fund. Dr. Sweeting served as Associate Professor for many years. He is a considerably sought right after lecturer and presented expert services to schools and universities this kind of as UCLA, Faulkner University and Alabama Point out University. He served as Acting Instructor at Inner Town Cultural Centre in Los Angeles for the duration of its banner many years along with celebrated artist, these as Beah Richards and Raymond St. Jacques.
For several a long time he performed as repertory actor in the Alabama Shakespearean Festival’s Southern Writer’s Task. Other award and honors incorporate, Who’s Who Amongst Faculties and Universities, the distinction of getting selected as Regent’s Scholar in California, profitable the President’s Dissertation 12 months Award in Theater Arts and acquiring a commendation from the Ohio Property of Reps for Excellence in Undertaking and Directing.
Dr. Sweeting serves as mentor and performing mentor to pupils for close to the globe, such as the nationally renowned and award winning Les Brown. Currently, he presents speaker education and instruction with Les Brown Speaker Community representing virtually 100 speakers around the world.
Dr. Sweeting was expertly groomed and trained in the course of his formative years for a occupation in Theater Arts by the incomparable Mr. Leroy Washington who served as a stable basis for the remainder of his instruction. He acquired a Bachelors of Science in Speech and Drama from Florida A&M University, Grasp in Arts from the College of California at Santa Barbara and a Doctorate in Theater Arts from the College of California, Los Angeles. Dr. Sweeting resides in Altanta.
At the moment, Dr. Sweeting conducts a sequence of workshops during the United States to assist folks with the vital resources for public speaking.