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.


Derek has performed in and directed numerous theatre productions and is an award-winning stage performer. See a list of his performances below. Click on links for more information and images.

2019 New Works Festival Panndora Productions The Garage Theatre
Jupiter Moon Panndora Productions The Garage Theatre


Glove Story Panndora Productions
A Wolf's Mother Panndora Productions


Simpatico Preatorean Productions Whitefire Theatre View Gallery
The Dogs Pond Preatorean Productions Whitefire Theatre View Gallery
Robot the Monster, The Musical Hollywood Fringe Fest 2017 Sacred Fools Theatre View Gallery
In Kings and Fools Panndora Productions The Garage Theatre View Gallery
In Kings and Fools, Staged Reading Panndora New Plays Festival 2016 The Garage Theatre View Gallery
Where is Everybody, Staged Reading Panndora New Plays Festival 2016 The Garage Theatre View Gallery
Bread, Butter, and Marmalade Eclecto Fest 2014 Eclectic Company Theatre


Of Mice and Men Carlson The White Fire Theatre View Gallery
Sweet Texas Reckoning A.J. Garage Theatre View Gallery
Medusa Undone Poseidon Garage Theatre View Gallery
Cardboard Capital KC Greenway Court Theatre View Gallery
Donner Party the Musical Ensemble The Found Theatre  

Old Black Magic - A Haunted Musical

Stanford White Long Beach Playhouse  
Catching the Butcher Bill Long Beach Playhouse View Gallery
Intimately Wilde Sir Edward Carson Long Beach Playhouse  
Equus Dysart Morgan-Wixson Theatre View Gallery
Lust 'n Rust Duane Lyric Theatre View Gallery
Cloud 9 Uncle Harry/Martin Lyric Theatre View Gallery
Merry Wives of Windsor Sir Hugh Evans Lyric Theatre  
Sex, Relationships, and Sometimes... Love Awakenings The Actor's Playpen  
Scaredy Cats Pat Gleason Fremon Theatre / Pasadena  
A Piece of Tin King Edward / Prince of Wales Lyric Theatre / LA View Gallery
Vampire Lesbians of Sodom King Carlisle Bootleg Theatre / LA View Gallery
Time Machine Prime Women's Club of Hollywood / LA View Gallery
Hamlet The Ghost Hollywood Forever Cemetery / LA View Gallery
A Lie of the Mind Frankie Empty Stage / LA  
Oedipus the King Oedipus Voltaire Theatre / Chicago  
Cabaret Emcee Voltaire Theatre / Chicago  
A Midsummer Night's Dream Oberon Shreve's Stage / WI  
Jesus Christ Superstar Caiaphus Barnett Theatre / Chicago  
The Mikado Pooh-Bah Barnett Theatre / Chicago  



See a list of films Derek Long has appeared in below. Click on links for more information and images.

Make the Yuletide Gay Supporting Guest House Films View Gallery
Bio-Dead Lead Manfred Events Productions View Gallery
3 Day Weekend Lead Guest House Films View Gallery
Socket Lead Dark Blue Films/Velvet Candy Entertainment View Gallery
The Gay B&B Terror Supporting Ariztical Films View Gallery
Dangerous Obsessions II Supporting Ariztical Films  
Black Dawn Supporting Sony Pictures  



See a list of Derek's voice-over work below or visit the Voice-Over page to hear samples.

Molesting Daycare Officer Albertson Uparalled Productions
Professor Nosferman Pages Professor Nosferman Layola Marymount
The Alleykats Doctor Ratstein Takhadar Productions
The Ogre Downstairs Nigel NPR Playhouse



See Derek's training below.

2009 Shamanic Theatre Workshop Helen Fost / LA
2008 Braintracks Audio Voice-Over Nancy Wolfson / LA
2007 Steppenwolf Theatre West Laurie Metcalf Workshop / LA
2002 - 2005 Stanislasvski Technique Caren Adomi, MA / LA
1984 - 1990 University of Wisconsin / BA Theatre Madison, WI


Special Skills

Singings-Baritone, Bartending, Flute, Scuba Diving, Skiing, Yoga, Jenga

Derek Long
Derek Long

It's normal to feel stage fright. The actor is outnumbered by the audience. There is a feeling of 'me versus them'. It's vulnerability, and, ironically, it's a big part of what the audience wants to see. The key is to find a way to come to terms with vulnerability and work with it instead of fighting it.

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