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.

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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!

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! 

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 ...

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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