We believe in the power of art and performance to surprise, enlighten, provoke, astonish, challenge and change. Chipped Off Performance Collective works to grow and diversify the range of local artistic, cultural, and theatrical production available to Kingston audiences.
Formed in 2013 by Kim Renders, Dan Vena, Robin McDonald, and Robert Lindsay, Chipped Off Performance Collective is the only Feminist/Queer performing arts collective in Kingston committed to presenting work that speaks to the needs and concerns of underrepresented or marginalized communities in Kingston. We are committed to creating a space where participants can share their feelings, ideas, and perspectives through art. Chipped Off works to grow and diversify the range of local artistic, cultural, and theatrical production available to Kingston audiences.
Past performances include:
- How to Bake a Pie: A Transgender Fair Tale (2013)
- Hair Lines – An Artist/Community collaboration on the politics of hair (2014)
- wasteAWAY – An Artist/Community collaboration on the theme of “waste” (2015)
- Garrula: Fringe – A bi-weekly open Story-telling event (2016)
- Dionysus: A Celebration of Defiance – An Artist/Community collaboration (2016)
- Rhinoceros or What’s Different About Me? – An Artist/Community collaboration (2017)