His performing career includes musicals such as West Side Story (Ashcroft Theatre), Hair (Shaftsbury Theatre), Jack Good’ “Catch My Soul”, (Prince of Wales), Merchant of Venice (Phoenix Theatre), Black Mikado (Cambridge Theatre), with Michael Dennison, Raymond Francis, Derrick Griffiths, and Norman Beaton. One Friday (Westminster Theatre), Joseph and His Technicolor Dreamcoat, (Ashcroft Theatre). Plays include Dutchman, A Taste of Honey, Another Part of the Forest, The Tempest, Black Macbeth, The Emperor Jones.(with Pete Potheswaite) Tours include British Dance - Drama Theatre, Jesus Christ Superstar, Black Mikado.
Work in opera includes Icebrake (Royal Opera House) and television The L - Shaped Room (BBC), King Oedipus, with Ian Holm. Hole in the Wall, Brideshead Revisited (Granada TV), Not For the Likes of Us (BBC), Tales of the Unexpected (Anglia) and Bodies Don't Lie (BBC). He has choreographed for One Friday (Westminster Theatre, London), Emperor Jones (Royal Exchange, Manchester), , Lament For Rastafarri (Keskidee Arts Centre), Pulse (Edinburgh Festival), Nigerian Occupation (Commonwealth Institute), Fall and redemption of Man, (University Theatre, Lesotho, Africa). Carl has taught as a Dance Tutor for the ILEA, London Youth Dance Theatre, Rose Bruford School of Speech and Drama, Middlesex Polytechnic.