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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.)

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.)


          - "Elevator Pitch"

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

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

(Musical Comedy. 90 minutes. 6 cast.)


         - "Diamond in the Rough"

(Musical Dramady. 60 minutes. 5 cast)

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

(Musical Comedy. 75 minutes. 6 cast.)


          - "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.

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

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