Hailing from Sydney, Australia Alexis Fishman moved to the US in the summer of 2008 and now splits her time between Sydney and NYC. She commenced her professional career playing the role of Mary O’Brien (Young Dusty) in the smash hit Australian musical Dusty. She earned widespread critical acclaim for her performance and was nominated for a 2006 Helpmann Award.
Since then, Alexis has performed the roles of ‘Lil’ in Troupers
with Barry Otto for the Sydney Theatre Company, ‘Alice’ in
Canned Laughter’s production of Closer, ‘Little Sally’ in Urinetown for Canned Laughter, ‘Kylie’ in the workshop
production of The Beauty Spot for the Adelaide Cabaret
Festival, and ‘Milli’ in the workshop of Milli, Jack, and the
Dancing Cat for Monkey Baa Theatre for Young People. Alexis starred as Johnny O'Keefe's wife Marianne in the 2008 revival of the hit musical Shout! alongside Tim Campbell, to continued positive acclaim. She also appeared in Shout! on the big screen, hitting Australian cinemas early 2009.
Alexis is a graduate of the Western Australian Academy of
Performing Arts (WAAPA) with a BA in Music Theatre.
In October 2007, Alexis spent two weeks in Iraq and Afghanistan entertaining Australian and international troops as part of Tour De Force with the Australian Defence Force, citing the trip as one of the most rewarding and challenging experiences of her life.
New York credits include the lead role of Amber Murray in The Hatpin as part of the NYMF as well as the lead role of Chana in Secret of Our Souls for FringeNYC. She recently returned home to star as the Spiderwoman/Aurora in Kander and Ebb's Kiss of the Spiderwoman to continued critical acclaim.