Jason Blake

Acting Performing Arts Editor Jason Blake is a career arts writer, critic and editor. He studied theatre directing at the VCA and NIDA, served as arts editor for the Sydney City Hub, edited subscription TV guides and reviewed theatre for the Sydney Morning Herald from 2009-2017. He was co-founder of audreyjoural.com.au and recently publications manager for the Sydney Film Festival. He shares his home office with a possum.

Jason's Latest Articles


Powerhouse and UTS cement ties in $10m deal

Ultimo site to become a hub for creative industries precinct as Powerhouse and UTS pal up.


On the move: Latest sector appointments

Three new faces at Melbourne Fringe; new MD for Experimenta; Tilt leans into Victoria, and more.


Theatre review: The Great Australian Play

A patchily amusing, occasionally probing satire on Australian myth-making.  


The Demon: The devil you know

A new play probes Australia’s conflicted conscience. ‘We have to find a way to come together and talk about the…


Instrumental change: Dealing with music's growing garbage pile

Unwanted musical instruments aren’t the biggest waste disposal problem facing the world, but they’re an issue worth making a noise…


On the Move: Latest sector appointments

Regional Arts Victoria announces new CEO; new faces at ACCA, AGSA, CineFestOz and more.


Victorian Greens redouble push for arts sick pay

Left out of Victoria's sick pay pilot scheme, arts workers are in a Catch-22, says Greens candidate Gabrielle de Vietri.


Culture collides with commerce in Hobart's CBD

More places to hang but hotel plan dangles Do Not Disturb sign over live music venue.


Vale Jack Charles

The Aboriginal actor, storyteller, activist and elder Jack Charles has died.


On the move: Latest sector appointments

Shopfront announces co-CEO; new faces at Australia Council, Brown's Mart, Ilbijerri and more.

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