Las Vegas declares Kip as “the most versatile performer in the world!” Kip Barry has worked with Harry Connick, Jr., Mitzi Gaynor, Flip Wilson, Joe Williams, Harry Blackstone, Jr., Dizzy Gillespie, Jim Stafford, Judy Tenuta, and the world famous Platters!
Kip Barry has entertained in every state and in more than 47 countries. Kip has been a headliner on 13 cruise ships including American Hawaii Cruises (Honolulu, Hawaii) and at many resorts and comedy clubs including Catch a Rising Star (Las Vegas, Nevada) He is a veteran performer of numerous hotels and casinos including the MGM Hotel and Casino (Detroit and Las Vegas) and exclusive venues like the prestigious Magic castle (Hollywood, CA).
Kip Barry’s versatility has even put him high atop a glacier entertaining on Mendenhall Glacier (Juneau, AK). He has been decorated by the media as being one of the country’s most “ECLECTIC” entertainers and the Las Vegas Review Journal says “Kip Barry is amazing … that guy can do everything!”
Kip Barry is an accomplished writer, producer, director and performer.
Kip Barry is also the creator of more than ten science school assemblies working with National School Assemblies (Los Angeles, CA), Mobile Education (Detroit, MI), the Bureau of Lectures and Concert Artists (Lawrence, KS) and Kip Barry’s Mad Science Assemblies (Ann Arbor, MI). These mobile productions include Fun with Physics and the Light and Laser Show. He also created shows for the African Safari Wildlife Park (Port Clinton, OH) for more than ten years.
As a child performer Kip was fascinated with sleight of hand magic and he received many awards for his mastery of the art. Included is a top award at the world’s largest annual magic convention, Abbott’s Magic Get-together in 1982 and a first place title from the International Brotherhood of Magicians Convention in 1980.
Kip Barry is also a top honors graduate of the Chavez College of Manual Dexterity and Prestidigitation, under the direction of the late, great Neil Foster.
Kip’s creative trade show endeavors include auto shows like the AAPA Auto Show, McCormick Place (Chicago, IL), Little Caesar’s Corp. (Detroit, MI), Estee Lauder Cosmetics (Toledo, OH), and the Unlock the Magic of Oreo Cookie promotions with Nabisco International (Detroit, MI).
Kip Barry is a unique performer who has remained a solid force in the entertainment business for more than 30 years and his ever evolving performances will continue to wow audiences for many years to come!