Blake KubenaCategory: Actors
Blake trained at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, and previously, at the College-Conservatory of Music in Cincinnati.
Blake is an Associate Artist with Heady Conduct Theatre Company with whom he developed and performed in the inaugural production of their new play, Reckless. Blake then appeared as Angelo in the company’s second production of Measure for Measure, which performed in 2016 as part of the commemorations of Shakespeare’s death. Both shows were staged at the Rose Playhouse, Bankside. Last summer, the company took a production of All’s Well that Ends Well to the Minack Theatre in Cornwall, in which he played Parolles.
Blake has appeared in the Midsummer Scene Festival at Fort Lovrijenac in Dubrovnik, Croatia. He played Horatio in the first major production of Hamlet in South East Europe with a woman in the title role. This was an international collaboration, involving creatives and producers from the UK, US and Croatia.
His other theatre credits include As Is (Edinburgh Fringe), As You Like It and Enemies, (Royal Central School of Speech and Drama), Eloise is Under an Almond Tree (Spanish Theatre Company), Macbeth and The Comedy of Errors in Sydney and Auckland (The Pop-up Globe Theatre Company), Antipholus of Syracuse in Comedy of Errors, Cassio in Othello and Buckingham in The Three Musketeers (Alabama Shakespeare Festival), Mary’s Wedding (Hudson Stage Company), Madison (Premiere Stages), The Rivals, Coriolanus and London Assurance (Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey), The Immie Queen (Ensemble Theatre of Cincinnati).
Blake’s television credits include Askold in Season 6 of the popular History channel series Vikings.