Most recently Blake was seen playing Elder Price in the musical "The Book of Mormon" across Australia and New Zealand, a role for which in 2019 he was nominated for a Helpmann Award for Best Leading Actor in a Musical.
Blake’s other recent leading roles include Perchik in Fiddler on the Roof (TML), Anthony Hope in Sweeney Todd (Victorian Opera), Edward Lyons in Blood Brothers (Enda Markey Presents), Anthony Pemberton in Beyond Desire (Neil Rutherford Productions) and Lt. Joseph Cable in South Pacific (Opera Australia/GFO).
In 2018 Blake produced and performed his solo show and released his debut EP “Blake Bowden: Straight From The Hart” featuring the reimagined songs of Rodgers and Hart (Noosa Alive!).
Other theatre credits include: Tony in Masterclass (LeftBauer Prods), Lysander in A Midsummer Nights Dream (Belvoir). Pat Matthews in Moonshadow (Cat Stevens/Sue Farrelly Productions); Snowboy in West Side Story (ATG); Jekyll and Hyde (TML); The Boy From Oz Arena Spectacular with Hugh Jackman (Gannon/Fox) and original cast of Dirty Dancing (Jacobsen Entertainment).
Blake has appeared in concert with The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber (R.U.G),The Sound of Rodgers (Stuart Maunder) and Musical Melodies in the Park (City of Stonnington). In 2014 and 2016, Blake starred as Mario Lanza, alongside Phil Scott in the hit cabaret MARIO (Adelaide Cabaret Festival/Hayes Theatre/Canberra Theatre/Noosa Long Weekend Festival).
Screen roles include Young Jack in the film The Dam, Brusco in Home and Away, Mr & Mrs Murder, The Chaser and as the Young Boy Pirate in The Wiggles Movie.
In 2011 Blake was the winner of The Rob Guest Endowment Award and in 2013 Blake received the Gertrude Johnson Fellowship at The Opera Studio Melbourne.