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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Robot Monster Preview A Success!

The Robot Monster preview was a blast! Our talented cast played to a nearly sold-out house and the audience was with them every step of the way! The post-show, lobby chatter was lively and it looks like we may have a hit on our hands (fingers crossed). We ran a tad long, so will most likely have to address that before the next performance. We can't take away stage time from the following performers ...

Radio Monster on LA Talk Radio

Last weekend, the Radio Monster producer Rich Silverman and I sat down for a talk with Sheena Metal of LA Talk Radio to discuss our upcoming Hollywood Fringe Festival entry. It was a lively discussion about all things theater, the genesis of the project, and our journey to bring it to the general public. Sheena is a great, lively host with great insight, a quick wit, and an unpredictable naughty side! It was a real ...

Radio Monster Dates

For all those interested in the world premiere of Radio Monster, The Musical, here are the scheduled performances during the Hollywood Fringe Festival. Tickets go on sale May 1st and there is usually a mad rush for seats. Don't delay grabbing a seat or you may miss out on the fun! The ticket link is All performances will be held at the Sacred Fools Theatre, 1076 ...

Official RM Casting this Sunday

I hold the first (and hopefully final) Hollywood casting session for Robot Monster The Musical this Sunday! Its practically the only open day in my schedule since reheasrals are already in full swing in Long Beach on In Kings And Fools.

Submissions came in faster than we could imagine and I'm looking forward to great, but packed, day seeing all of the available talent that Los Angeles has to offer!

LA Casting Notice for Robot Monster

Hey! To all my fellow Angeleno actor-types, click on the link below to find out about audtions for the upcoming Hollywood Fringe play I am directing at the Sacred Fools Theatre.

Hollywood Fringe

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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