• Derek recently played the role of Walter Paisley in the developmental workshop of the new musical Did You See What Walter Paisley Did Today?
at La Mirada Theatre in California.
• Derek originated the role of Alec in the US Regional Premiere of the new musical Eastbound at Village Theatre in Seattle, WA.
• Derek played a principal role in the film Crush, directed by Rebecca Loftin and produced by Drover Productions.
•In 2021 Derek starred in the pilot episode of "My Favorite Ex" with Expedition Film Company.