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Derek Long is an award-winning, bi-coastal actor, producer, and director based in Asheville, NC, who enjoys practicing his art in whatever corner of the globe it takes him. His work can be seen online, on DVD, VOD, cable, and in-person on the stage. Enjoy and come back often for the latest news on Derek Long and his upcoming attractions.

Award-winning, Hollywood Actor, Director, and Producer Derek Long Moves to Asheville, NC

ASHEVILLE, NC (June 12, 2019) –  Award-winning actor, director, and producer Derek Long has relocated from Hollywood to Asheville, NC to engage in the region’s burgeoning, fertile theatrical community.

In addition to his collaboration with local theater companies, Long plans to establish a local chapter of his acclaimed one-on-one performance classes where he helps participants build stage skills for an effortless performance. Tailored for dancers, actors, musicians, or any artist who is the center of ...

New Artwork is Here

Once again, lucky enough to be working with the very talented Ryan de Quintal on the latest project. He's done design work in the past for us on "Of Mice and Men" and "Dog's Pond". He hit another one out of the (race) park here!

I love his ability to capture the emotional essence of our productions using seemingly simple, bold imagery within a suggestive, resptrained palette. Join us Sundays, March 24th ...

Coming to the Wildfire Theater

This Spring I'll be back at the fantastic Wildfire Theater directing one of Sam Sheppard's comedic plays. If you aren't already familiar with Simpacito, I urge you to come out to Sherman Oaks and enjoy this exploration of American angst turned into high (and lowbrow) comedy. We'll be up and running in April. Stay tuned for all the details!

Teaser For "The Dogs Pond"

Reminder to everyone! "The Dogs Pond" opens this weekend! Check out the teaser:

You can pick up tickets at this link or take your chances at the door. Don't miss out of this World Premiere production!

Showtimes: Whitefire Theatre, 13500 Ventura Blvd, Sherman Oaks, CA 91423

Sunday, Oct 7 @ 7PM

Sunday, Oct 14 @ 7PM

Saturday, Oct 20 @ 7:30PM

Sunday, Oct 21@ 7PM

Saturday, Oct 27 @ 7:30PM

Sunday, Oct 28 @ 7PM

Got your tickets yet?

Just wanted to remind everyone in the LA area that my latest directorial effort "The Dogs Pond" opens this weekend! You can pick up tickets at this link or take your chances at the door. We have a great cast and a lovely venue at the Whitefire Theatre in Sherman Oaks. Don't miss out of this World Premeiere production! 

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Derek Long
Derek Long
Actor/Instructor

A great actor is generous. They're in tune with themselves physically and emotionally. They come to terms with nerves, and work with it. They are present on stage, and they give themselves completely to the other actors, who are able to give back to them. There is give and take. The story is told, and there is total connection with the audience.

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