Soaking WET Presents



A native of Sydney, Australia, Alexis Fishman is a graduate of the West Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA). Alexis debuted as Mary O’Brien in the smash-hit Australian musical Dusty about the life of Dusty Springfield, earning herself a Helpmann Nomination (Australia’s Tony). She went on to perform the roles of Lil in Troupers for the Sydney Theatre Company, Marianne in the Australian national tour of Shout! and the Spiderwoman in the Sydney Theatre Award-nominated Australian premiere of Kiss of the Spiderwoman. Alexis entertained coalition troops in Iraq and Afghanistan after being invited by the Australian Defense Force. Alexis's one-woman show set in Weimar Berlin, Der Gelbe Stern, premiered at the Adelaide Cabaret Festival in 2011, followed by sold-out runs at the Melbourne Cabaret Festival and at the Seymour Center’s The Reginald and will make it’s New York debut at NYMF 2014. In 2008 Alexis relocated to New York City. Her New York theater debut was at NYMF, in the lead role of Amber Murray in The Hatpin. In October 2012, Alexis was named by NYMF as the “Next Broadway Sensation” after competing in three heats and beating out phenomenal talent. As prize for the win, she made her debut at New York’s 54 Below in March 2013 to a sold out house, followed by a return performance at the club in August. 

Though based permanently in New York, Alexis was recently home in Australia working with Monkey Baa Theatre and performing her 54 Below show at the Seymour Center.  She hopes to continue a fruitful bi-continental career!


* Member of Actor’s Equity Association