Martin Blum

Boy Out of the Country - Biography

Martin graduated from the Victorian Collage of the Arts in 2005 and in 2006 was one of twelve actors chosen to be part of Sydney Theatre Company’s ‘Actor’s Ensemble’, performing in eight productions over two years, including Benedict Andrew’s Helpmann Award winning ‘The Season at Sarsaparilla’. Recent screen credits include the multi-award winning short film ‘Waterborne’ and ABC comedy series ‘It’s a Date’ season two.

Recent theatre credits include; self-devised one-man show ‘Welcome to Thonnet’ (Brisbane Festival, 2013); ‘The Girls in Grey’ (The Shift Theatre regional tour, 2014-15), and as Macbeth in ‘Macbeth’ (Essential Theatre, 2015). He is also a frequent collaborator with Malaysian theatre company, TerryandTheCuz, In 2012, he co-wrote, co-directed and performed in their acclaimed production of ‘The Bee Project’ in Kuala Lumpur.