John Wamsley is an Indigenous actor, dancer, and social media specialist born and raised in Kitchener, Ontario. His first on-stage role was as Pig Pen in You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown. Although the house was empty, this is where John discovered a love for performing - leading him to enrol in the Theatre and Drama Studies program at Sheridan College and the University of Toronto. Since then, he has been fortunate enough to work both on and off stage, directing the Tennessee Williams' one-act, Talk to Me Like the Rain... And Let Me Listen for Theatre Erindale's Beck Festival, assistant choreographing multiple shows for Theatre Erindale and the UTM Drama Club.
John's selected credits include Jared in Spain (OPIA Theatre Collective), Chip Tolentino in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Hart House Theatre), Private Harris in Timothy Findley's The Wars (The Grand Theatre) and Flute in A Midsummer Night's Dream (Shakespeare BASH'd).
John cofounded the Toronto-based theatre company, Theatre Born Between, and is currently the Junior Festival Social Media Producer at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). John is currently working towards his Social Media Marketing Certificate at George Brown College.
For professional inquiries, please contact Faith Halman at Fountainhead Talent Inc.