Born and raised in Northern Ontario, Chip was an honours student who excelled in athletics. After achieving a bachelor of science at The University of Toronto, Mr Chuipka enrolled in a theatre school where he studied acting and directing with long-time Peter Brook collaborator, Henry Woolf.
Inspired by his theatre studies, Chip went on to co-found a number of successful theatre companies including twocritically acclaimed Shakespeare Festivals. He has appeared in over 100 stage productions and numerous film and television shows.
Nominated for a number of stage and screen awards, Chip is a two time MECCA recipient for best actor and a META recipient for best supporting actor.