Kip Gamblin is a multifaceted performer, an accomplished actor, dancer and choreographer. Sydney born, Kip is most known to Australian audiences for his roles in a wide range of television dramas including Home and Away, All Saints, Tricky Business, Dance Academy and most recently Neighbours. His role as Scott Hunter in Home and Away won him the TV Week Logie award for Best New Talent. Kip later gained international acclaim for his performances in the BBC London’s drama series Casualty where he spent two years working as a series regular.
Kip commenced his training in dance, theatre and drama at the McDonald College of Performing Arts in Sydney, and later at the Australian Ballet School. His theatre credits include principal dance roles with Australian Ballet, Western Australian Ballet, Sydney Dance Company and Royal Opera Covent Garden. Spotted by Kenny Ortega (producer, director and choreographer best known for High School Musical and Michael Jackson’s tour ‘This is It’), Kip was offered a featured solo dance role performing along side Barbara Streisand on her Australian tour of Timeless. His dance career has seen him travel extensively throughout the world with highly successful tours to Europe, UK, Asia, and the United States. Kip’s film credits include Baz Luhrmann’s Moulin Rouge and Bruce Beresford’s Mao’s Last Dancer.
In recent years Kip has enjoyed giving back to the arts community, by guest speaking, presenting, teaching and coaching dance and drama for students at NIDA, Victorian College of the Arts Secondary School, Newtown High School of Performing Arts and various local dance schools. When he is not performing, Kip enjoys spending time with his family, surfing and playing music with his sons.