Larry Carpenter is an American theatre and television director, and producer. In the theatre, he has worked as an Artistic Director, Associate Artistic Director, a Managing Director and General Manager in both the New York and Regional Arenas. He also works as a theatre director and is known primarily for large projects working on musicals and classical plays. In television, he works as a director for New York daytime drama. He is Executive Vice President of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society, the national labor union for professional stage directors and choreographers. He is also a member of the Directors Guild of America and the Political Action Committee of the Directors Guild of America.