Blake Erickson

Blake has quickly emerged as one of Australia’s rising young artists as an actor, singer, writer, & voiceover artist. After studying theatre at the University of Sydney and musical theatre at the Actor’s Connection New York, he made his professional debut as a member of the original Australian cast of Floyd Collins: The Musical. In 2010 he won the inaugural Sydney Fringe award for Best Festival Performance for his portrayal of Orson Welles in his one-man show Pearls Before Swine: An Evening With Orson Welles produced by Neil Gooding Productions, which was also nominated for the Sydney Festival Independent Artist Prize. The show has played multiple seasons in Sydney & Melbourne. Other shows include Hollywood Ending (Griffin Independent), [title of show]: an original broadway musical, A New Brain, She Loves Me, On The 20th Century, Nick & Nora, Spring Awakening, The Australian Premiere of Stiles & Drewe’s Just So, & Forbidden Broadway. He has appeared extensively in concert and in cabaret, appearing regularly at Trevor Ashley’s Showqueen, & was a grand finalist in the Sydney Cabaret Showcase 2009.
Website: http://www.blakeerickson.net