Presented by Helah Kristy Milroy

Conversations with a Fish

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27 Jan–3 Feb

  • AGES

    14+
  • RUNNING TIME

    70min

Will a fish always be a fish?

A fish faces a variety of existential dilemmas relating to human experience. What happens? YOU DECIDE.

A highly original work revealing the depths of the human psyche in relation to our biological heritage through the figure of the fish. From fish-leather costumes to rigorous philosophical debate, this hilarious series of dark comedies is sure to make you think deep and laugh loud.

This world premiere is First Nations artist Helah Milroy’s writing and directing debut. Featuring Phil Thomson, Bruce Denny, Paul Rowe, Joey Vale, Gabriel Critti-Schnaars and Jimi Fleming.

“Helah Milroy demonstrates non-derivative thinking in her work. There is no way of second guessing what she will serve up” – Hellie Turner (Writer/Dramaturg)

The next step for First Nations theatre” Elinor King (Producer) Yirra Yaakin


This project is funded by the State Government through the Department of Local Government, Sport & Cultural Industries.


Image by Helah Kristy Milroy

  • Writer, Director, Producer & Costume Designer

    Helah Kristy Milroy

  • Performer

    Phil Thomson
    Bruce Denny
    Jimi Fleming (they, them)
    Joey Vale
    Paul Rowe
    Gabriel Critti-Schnaars

  • Lighting Designer

    Peter Young

  • Music Composer

    David Whyatt
    D'Abrande Ngoka

  • Live Cellist

    Camille Lalanne

  • Marketing & Production

    Ali Welburn

  • Stage Manager

    Georgia Sealey