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Derek Long is an award-winning film, television, voice-over and stage actor based in Los Angeles, 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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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! 

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; https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3616272  

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 ...

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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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