Kip graduated in 2002 with a Bachelor in Performing And Screen Arts from UNITEC. He is an accomplished actor as well as writer, producer and director for the stage. His credits include Jane Campion's TOP OF THE LAKE, Toa Fraser's 6 DAYS, Gaylene Preston's HOPE AND WIRE. He is the creator, writer and director of the hugely successful interactive theatre shows APOLLO 13: MISSION CONTROL and HUDSON & HALLS LIVE! and in 2017 Kip was the creative director of WOW - New Zealand's biggest annual theatrical event.