Prince Derek is a character in Barbie in The 12 Dancing Princesses. He was the royal shoe cobbler, and he harbored romantic feelings for Princess Genevieve.
He is voiced by Shawn Macdonald.
When Derek arrived at the castle, the princesses rushed to see him and received their new ballet shoes. Derek slammed the new shoes to Genevieve and started dancing, it was clear that Derek fell in love with her, but he couldn't tell Genevieve. At the request of Genevieve, Derek can find the pharmacist and ask him about Rowena. He administers his horse instead of his bird for Queen Isabella's silver goblet. Soon after, he sneaked into the princesses's bedroom and found the magic stone. Derek found the princesses in the pavilion and told them about Rowena's plan.
Desmond breaks magical stones, golden pollen tells them to escape from the pavilion. Fallon, the most romantic princess, says that Genevieve and Derek should dance together. It helps, and the princesses return into their castle. In the King's apartment, Derek was surely helps Genevieve to defeat the knights, but King Randolph is resurrected by Rowena's wish.
Genevieve and her sisters appears in castle's garden at the end of the film, and King Randolph leads Genevieve to the altar; Derek and Genevieve are getting married. Derek takes her hand, and the family all dance in the garden as Derek became a prince.
- He is the first character that has a talking parrot. The second is Prince Antonio from Barbie as The Island Princess only he doesn't speak.
Barbie in the 12 Dancing Princesses
Barbie as the Island Princess
Barbie: Mariposa and the Fairy Princess