The Fish That Wanted to Fly

Producer: Little Wing Puppets
Writer: Jenny Ellis, Miriam Lieberman & Anne Brooksbank
Directed By: Jacob Williams

Did you ever dream of doing something impossible?


Short Reviews

Simply gorgeous in every way. Please come again!
Rhonda, audience member, Forge Theatre and Arts Hub, Bairnsdale, VIC
It was the best. So funny.
Sebastian, aged 6, Melbourne Festival of Puppetry, VIC
"It’s great to have such relevant localised narratives with issues about fire, survival and friendship portrayed. Please share this with as many kids living on the South Coast as you can.
Shahnaz Martin, audience member, Twyford Hall, Merimbula NSW


Technical Information

Technical Rating: N/A
Touring Party: 2
Bump-in Time: 2 hrs
Bump-out Time: 1 hrs
Interval: No




Crew Notes

Transport Notes

Audience & Marketing Notes

Selling Points

  • School Holiday Programs - Appealing to a wide age group, including adults.
  • Environmental Education - Australian animals and their habitats, and the impacts of climate change
  • Outdoor Festivals and Events - a colourful and eye-catching booth, with an easy set up
  • Preschools, Playgroups - a gentle show for young children
  • Wellbeing and Mental Health programs - explores notions of resilience and friendship
  • Music - it contains live, beautiful, original songs
  • Primary School Excursions - a creative introduction to the Science and Sustainability Curriculum as well as the Wellbeing Framework
  • Interactive. Demonstration of puppetry techniques.
  • Workshops in puppetry and drama skill development

Community Engagement

Please contact the producer for further details








Children and Families

Venue Format

Proscenium Arch, Black Box, Flat Floor, Hall, Outdoor


40 mins Minutes

Available Until (from - to)



Budget & Fees

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In Development - work which will be produced and premiered in time for touring during 2022/2023. Please contact the Producer directly for Budgets and Fees.

Remount: $1000

Weekly Sell Off: $5500

Per Performance: $950

Royalties: N/A%
Apra Obligations: All music is original and used with permission from the composer

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