Currently, Mr. Carpenter works with General Hospital, both as a director and in production. He has directed the telenovela Hollywood Heights and the daytime serials One Life to Live, As the World Turns, All My Children, and The Guiding Light. He is a recipient of three Daytime Emmy Awards and four Directors Guild of America Awards. He is also a member of the Directors’ Guild of America PAC.
Mr. Carpenter is now in development with The Freedom Machine, a new ‘future-shock’ musical, while preparing a production of Macbeth for A Noise Within, California’s Classical Theatre. He has been an Artistic Director, an Associate Artistic Director, a Managing Director and General Maager in New York and regionally. As a director in New York, he’s a Tony Award nominee for Starmites! and a Drama Critics’ Circle Award winner for his Roundabout production of Privates on Parade. He has worked extensively in LORT as a freelance director and adaptor and serves on the Executive Board of SDC (the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society).
Mr. Carpenter received his BFA cum laude from Boston University School of Fine Arts / Theatre and his MA in Nineteenth Century British Drama from New York University. As an educator, he has taught and directed projects for the Juilliard School, NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, Rutgers’ Mason Gross School of the Arts, Marymount Manhattan, and SUNY Purchase.