Born in McKeesport, Pennsylvania.
B.F.A. from Ohio University, concentration in Theatre Performance under Dr. Robert Hobbs.
M.A. from New York University, Gallatin School of Individualized Study: Playwriting and Dramaturgy.
After thirty-five years in New York City working in Theatre, Television and Film as a writer, director and actor, Larry
now lives in New York's Hudson Valley writing, directing and teaching Creative and Dramatic Writing at SUNY New Paltz.
Laurence Carr is an award winning author, editor and teacher of Creative and Dramatic Writing. His works have been published and produced throughout the world. He mentors writers in fiction, poetry and dramatic writing (plays and screenplays) worldwide.
Thursday, November 6,
a reading by Laurence Carr and four Slant of Light Hudson Valley Women Writers; at the Rhinebeck Public Library, 7PM.
The premiere of Playing With Fire, a one act comedy by August Strindberg, in a new translation by Malin Tybahl and Laurence Carr and directed by David Cohen will be produced by the SUNY Orange Apprentice Players, Orange Hall Theatre, SUNY Orange, during the weekends of Nov. 7-9 and 14-16. Along with Playing with Fire, the one-act, “after the quake” based on stories by Haruki Murakami and directed by Cabot Parsons will be presented. The pair of one acts, under the title, “Quake and Fire” will have evening performances on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 7-8 and 14-15 at 8 p.m. with Sunday matinees on Nov. 9 and 16 at 3 p.m. Ticket prices are $14, general admission; $10, senior citizens, faculty and alumni; $4, students; and free for active duty military personnel. Tickets may be purchased online at www.sunyorange.edu
Thursday, September 18
The Honors Center,
SUNY New Paltz
A one year anniversary celebration of the publishing of the Codhill Press anthology,
A Slant of Light: Contemporary Women Writers of the Hudson Valley edited by Laurence Carr and Jan Zlotnik Schmidt.
We will be awarding the Da Vinci Prize, a top national award for book cover art to artist, Amy Cheng. The anthology has won 4 additional national awards. See more on the link: Writing/Codhill Anthologies