Roxanne Fay​

" intelligent, passionate actress who transforms for each role”

Mark E. Leib, Creative Loafing Tampa

"Study of characters deserves an actress worthy of study, and Roxanne Fay is awesome."

James Yeara, Metroland Arts, Albany, NY


Roxanne Fay is a writer and actor.

Formerly the Producing Artistic Director for the Oak Park Festival Theatre in Chicago, she now resides in Tampa Bay, Florida and serves as Producing Artistic Director for her company, Circle In The Water, LLC (

In 2015, Roxanne was named a Hawthornden Writing Fellow and will be spending part of 2016 in a castle in Scotland to work on two new plays closely tied to the myth and legend of the country.

She is the first recipient of the Jeff Norton Dream Grant, awarded 2013 by Theatre Tampa Bay, to fund the creation and production of her novel and play, Upon This Rock: The Magdalene Speaks  (available on

Her collected plays, Home Fires Burningwere chosen to be presented in the 2014 United Solo Festival in New York City.

Roxanne was awarded Best Actress/Best Of The Bay in 2013 and 2014 by Creative Loafing press, Best Supporting Actress for Dr. Emma Brookner in freeFall Theatre's The Normal Heart (Broadway World, Theatre Tampa Bay), Fraulein Schneider in freeFall Theatre's Cabaret (Theatre Tampa Bay) and Best Actress in Banyan Theatre’s Side Man (Creative Loafing press).

In Florida : The Year Of Magical ThinkingTwelfth Night,

Much Ado About Nothing, One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest,

A Midsummer Night's Dream, Romeo & Juliet

In Chicago: As You Like It, The Comedy Of Errors, Agnes Of God, The Elephant Man.

In Hawaii: The Winter’s Tale, A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To the Forum, and  Lost (ABC TV).

Roxanne has enjoyed seven years portraying LaBefana in 

Disney World’s EPCOT Center’s Holidays Around The World.