"...an intelligent, passionate actress who transforms for each role”
Mark E. Leib, Creative Loafing Tampa
Roxanne Fay is an actor and writer.
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 (www.circleinthewater.com).
She is the first recipient of the Jeff Norton Dream Grant, awarded by Theatre Tampa Bay, to fund the creation and production of her novel and play, Upon This Rock: The Magdalene Speaks (available on Amazon.com).
Her collected plays, Home Fires Burning, were 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.
Awards include 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).
Florida productions include The Year Of Magical Thinking,
Much Ado About Nothing, Twelfth Night,
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 enjoyed five years portraying LaBefana in Walt Disney World’s EPCOT Center’s Holidays Around The World.
"Study of characters deserves an actress worthy of study, and Roxanne Fay is awesome."
James Yeara, Metroland Arts, Albany, NY