Blake has worked throughout Australia, Asia, Britain, and the United States as a writer, actor, and singer. He studied drama and musical theatre at the University of Sydney and The Actor’s Connection New York. Previous to this, he studied Political Science and International Relations. He is the co-writer of the new Australian musical The Dismissal, which premiered at the Seymour Centre in 2019. Other writing credits include Pearls Before Swine and Hold Me Closer Logies Dancer (Gooding Productions, Hayes Theatre)
Past acting credits include Shrek (GFO), the international tour of Cameron Mackintosh’s Les Misérables (Michael Cassel Group), Mamma Mia! (Packemin Productions), CRY-BABY, High Fidelity, Melba, and his acclaimed cabaret Hold Me Closer Logies Dancer (all at Sydney’s Hayes Theatre Co.); the Australia & New Zealand tour of Madiba, Of Thee I Sing at the Sydney Opera House; Grey Gardens, Forbidden Broadway, and Sondheim on Sondheim for Squabbalogic. For his performance in the title role of his one-man show Pearls Before Swine: An Evening With Orson Welles (Neil Gooding Prod.) Blake won Best Actor at the inaugural Sydney Fringe Festival Awards.