Derek first performed at Elmwood in 1987 and has been an active member ever since. He was last seen as Jack in Broadway Bound in 2015 and directed The Velveteen Rabbit in 2016. Derek currently serves as the business manager for Elmwood. He has also performed and directed at Antrim Playhouse, having last directed Lost In Yonkers last spring, and he will be directing the original musical Hunchback this coming March. He also performs with Red Monkey Theater Group and YPTC Players. During the day, Derek is an attorney with the Legal Aid Society of Rockland County, Inc.

Golden Elm Leaf Recipient (2004)

Life Member (2018)

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