Aaron Carter is currently a Co-Producer on the upcoming Disney+ series The Crossover, based on the book by Kwame Alexander. Previously, he was an Executive Story Editor on the upcoming Netflix limited series Devil In Ohio. Aaron also wrote for two seasons on the courtroom drama All Rise, writing or co-writing six episodes. Aaron started his TV work on the writing staff for the limited series The Red Line on CBS. Aaron is currently in development with Amazon, creating a series inspired by the high school rowing documentary A Most Beautiful Thing.
Aaron’s writing focuses on the intersections between race and faith, and is inspired by his lifelong interest in poetry, circus, magic and sci-fi. His plays have been produced and developed at Roundabout, Steppenwolf, Victory Gardens, TimeLine, and the Lorraine Hansberry Theater, among others. His play Gospel of Franklin was in the 2019 Roundabout Underground reading series. His adaptation of the Walter Dean Myers young adult novel Monster was produced at Steppenwolf. His latest play, Possession, uses ghost story structure to explore racial identity and legacy. Aaron previously worked as an Artistic Producer at Steppenwolf Theater Company where he supported projects such as Pass Over by Antoinette Nwandu, and The Minutes by Tracy Letts, both of which went on to Broadway runs.