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 September, 2018

Tickets for The Dogs Pond Are On Sale Now

Well, online tickets are officially available for purchase! You can go to the Brown Paper Tickets webiste by using this link;  

Remember, all performances are in Sherman Oaks at The Whitefire Theatre which is located at 13500 Ventura Blvd. Make sure to visit the theatre website to check out the surrounding neighborhood's free parking options. It can be confusing, but the map provided will help you navigate it ...

The Dogs Pond Cast

With rehearsals well under way, I'd like to take a second and introduce the fabulous cast of actors that I've been getting to work with on this production. Some are old friends whom I've shared a stage with or directed and a few are new to me. They are all extremely deidcated and talented, so I know Travis Baker's words and characters are in good hands.

The show deals with a ...

There's A New Play In The Works

Over a year after reading Travis Baker's new play "The Dogs Pond" during Pannndora Productions' New Works Festival, the play continues to linger in my mind. The situations, characters and dialogue remain vivid in my head. Well, it appears that I will finally be getting a chance to work through some of that and direct this incredible new work of theater. Many thanks to the fabulous ladies at Panndora Producitons for their support!

The play ...

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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