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As well as being a Singer-Songwriter and Guitarist/Musician, 

Will Gillespie also works as an actor, playwright and director. 

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Will is the writer, director, composer, lyricists and lead actor in every Chasing Shadows Productions show.


Susan Robinson is the producer and visual artist on every Chasing Shadows Production. 

2023 - "MINE! True Stories and Legends of the Porcupine Gold Rush"

(Historical Folk Musical. 90 minutes, 3 cast.)

2023 - "Change of Perspective"

(Solo / Storytelling / Musical. 60 minutes, 1 cast.)

2022 - "MINE! True Stories and Legends of the Porcupine Gold Rush"

(Historical Folk Musical. 60 minutes, solo show.)

2021 - "Martians & Martinis"

(Musical Comedy, Sci-Fi. Stop-motion animation + Puppetry video. 40 minutes. 7 cast)

2020 - "Showdown at Camp Imahapi"

(Campfire Musical, Sketch Comedy. 20 minutes. 2 cast.)


2020 - "Elevator Pitch"

(Supernatural Comedy. Site-Specific, Immersive Theatre. 10 minutes. 2 cast.)

2019 - "Swingin' in St. John's"

(Musical Comedy. 90 minutes. 6 cast.)


2019 - "Diamond in the Rough"

(Musical Dramady. 60 minutes. 5 cast)

2018 - "Swingin' in St. John's"

(Musical Comedy. 75 minutes. 6 cast.)


2018 - "Hot Date

(One-act Comedy. 10 minutes. 3 cast.)

2017 - "Swingin' in St. John's"

(Musical Comedy. 60 minutes. 7 cast.)

Other Companies:

Will has also worked as a freelance actor-for-hire in local stage productions of "King Lear" and "the Scottish Play" with 9M Theatre and 2 runs of "MacBush: the Musical" with Artword Theatre.

Film, TV

Background/Extra Work:

Occasionally he also does film & television, mostly as background talent (non-union) around the Hamilton, Ontario region as well.

He was featured on an episode of "Music from Windecker Road" co-writing the song "Hard Water" with Allison Brown.

You can see him on Netflix in "Get Gotti", on various streaming platforms in "Paranormal Survivor" "See No Evil" "Inn For Christmas" and various other projects.

Will also writes and records songs and underscore for film and TV.

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