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Mia Blake


After training in dance, and taking on Shakespeare roles at Victoria University, Mia Blake debuted on screen in ensemble comedy Hopeless (2000). In 2006 she won an NZ Screen Award as a hardworking young mother in Toa Fraser's No. 2. Samoan-themed horror The Tattooist followed; as did another nomination, after she starred in acclaimed short This is Her. Blake has also performed for Auckland’s Silo Theatre.

She’s cutting, funny, and a very good dancer. James Wenley, in a review of Silo Theatre’s Private Lives, Theatrescenes blog, September 2012