Kip is an Arts Foundation New Generation Laureate for his work at the cutting edge of theatre in New Zealand.

He is the director of That Bloody Woman - the Punk Rock Musical about Suffragist Kate Sheppard.

He is the writer and director of HUDSON & HALLS Live! which premiered in Auckland last year with SILO Theatre.

He is the co-creator/writer/director of the interactive theatre show APOLLO 13: Mission Control. The show has been performed over 200 times through New Zealand, Australia and America.

He is the Associate Director of WOW – World of Wearable Arts.

He is the founder of the Auckland Theatre Awards.

He co-created (with Todd Emerson) and directed the cabaret Songs for Guy which was performed at Auckland Live in 2010.

As well as writing and directing, Kip is one of the most accomplished stage actors of his generation having performed at every major theatre company in the country over the last fifteen years.

He has worked with ATC as an actor on The Man Whose Mother Was a Pirate, Black Confetti, The Twits, Romeo and Juliet, Equus, The Talented Mr Ripley, Play 2.03