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.

Viewing posts from May, 2017

In Kings and Fools Review from Signal Tribune Newspaper

We're two for two; another great review for In Kings and Fools! This time from the local Signal Tribune Newspaper. So pleased for eveyone involved, but sad to realize that this is the last weekend of perfomances. It's been a long and invigorating experience for me. Thanks again to all the folks at Panndora Prodcutions for allowing me to steer this ship. Your help, input and support means the world to me. I ...

Orange County Register Review of "in Kings and Fools" Is In

Well the review is in and it looks like all our efforts have paid off! The Orange County Register had lots of really nice things to say about our show. In fact, he couldn't really find anything negative to say at all. It's so great when audiences connect with material in the same way that you do. Kudos to our fantastic troupe of actors and techies on helping really make this show sing ...

The Incomparable Karen Wray

Here's to my Stage Manager: The lady who walked the fine line between believing in me, and bustin' my chops. She worked twice as hard as I did, and, while my work is done, her work continues. I couldn't have done it without her.

Thank You, K. Dubs. A superhero, if there ever was one.

Derek Long
Derek Long

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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