Most recently Blake has been seen at The Hayes Theatre Co. starring in Enda Markey’s critically acclaimed production of Blood Brothers.
In 2014 Blake led an all-star cast in the world premiere of Beyond Desire at The Hayes Theatre. Also performing his newly created cabaret show MARIO with Phil Scott, about the life and music of Mario Lanza, which played at The Adelaide Cabaret Festival and the Hayes Theatre Co. Cabaret Festival in Sydney.
In 2013 Blake played Lt. Joesph Cable in Opera Australia’s South Pacific which he played at the Sydney Opera House before going with the show on a national tour.
Also in 2013 Blake was a recipient of Gertrude Johnson Fellowship at The Opera Studio Melbourne and performed with Gertrude Opera, as Prince Charming in their 2013 production of Massenet’s Cinderella.
After winning the prestigious ANZ Trustees Rob Guest Endowment Award in 2011, Blake was thrilled to create the role of Pat Matthews in the world premiere of the Cat Stevens musical Moonshadow.
Also in 2011 Blake played Lysander in the Australian tour of Eamon Flack’s acclaimed production of A Midsummer Nights Dream, and was a principal artist in the international tour of The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber for The Really Useful Group.
The children’s charity The Alannah and Madeline Foundation invited Blake to perform as a soloist at the Starry Starry Night gala for the Crown Prince and Princess of Denmark during their 2011 visit to Australia.
In 2010 Blake appeared in the Australian tour of West Side Story for The Ambassador Group playing the role of Snowboy. He also regularly performed the lead roles of Tony and Riff.
Blake has appeared numerous times as a soloist in Stuart Maunder’s tribute concerts to Richard Rodgers, The Sound of Rodgers. Other music theatre credits include: original cast member of Dirty Dancing Australian and New Zealand tours for Jacobsen Entertainment, The Boy From Oz Arena Tour with Hugh Jackman for Ben Gannon/Robert Fox and the TML production of Jekyll and Hyde.
Blake has played the roles of Abdul in Louis Nowra’s Beatrice, Corey Matthews in Debra Oswald’s Skate for ATYP and Meryl Tankard’s VX18504 for ATYP at Carriage Works. He was also a member of the vocal group ARYA whose concert performance highlights include Carols in the Domain 2008 and The Never Say Never Tour with Wendy Matthews and Ian Moss. Film and television credits include roles in The Wiggles Movie and Home and Away.
Blake is a proud graduate of The McDonald College of Performing Arts, Sydney and holds a B.A. in Performance Studies from Sydney University.