The Chipolatas are a highly acclaimed live arts performance company who have become a trusted brand and mainstay of festivals around the world.



Company history & biography

Established in 1992, The Chipolatas present unique performances incorporating high-octane circus skills, music, theatre and dance. Blending accordeon and acoustic rhythms with hip-hop and street style, our performances and inspiration are embedded in worldwide culture. This is the essence of our unique identity; mixing traditional roots with contemporary stylings.

The Chipolatas have a proven track record in professional and high quality arts provision, committed to inclusion and equal opportunities.

Educational activities:
Other Chipolatas projects include the coordination of youth / children’s physical performance projects, running workshops with community groups developing initiative and co-operation, promoting positive self-image and confidence in a supported structured environment.


Performed in 45 countries to date, The Chipolatas have a proven track record in professional and international high quality arts production.

Reviews and Testimonials

I would employ the Chipolatas at the drop of a hat, and think they are fantastic artists with a global feel that works brilliantly for audiences. Not only are they easy to work with but they create fabulous shows suitable for all ages and venues. They cover the spectrum, so combined with a powerhouse of talent that makes them highly appealing.
Susannah Sweeney, Programming Executive, Adelaide Festival Centre
The Chipolatas are a stand out act for many reasons – they are extremely entertaining, professional at all times on and off stage, doing their utmost to ensure that everything goes according to plan, which is no doubt one of the many reasons that they are in such high demand all across the world today.  
Calinda Anderson, Entertainment Director, Perth Royal Show
Brilliantly Diverse, Mischievous and Expertly Coherent.

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

The Scotsman, Edinburgh Festival Fringe
The Chipolatas happily mix acrobatics, comedy, theatre, music and dance. They also speak in English, Spanish, gibberish and even in Finnish! Their lovely old-fashioned way combines with the energetic present.  
KUULAS International Children’s Theatre Festival, Finland

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