MAYDAY Creative


Roxanne Fay

Roxanne Fay (director) is an award winning actor, playwright and Artistic
Director of Circle in The Water. She has served as Producing Artistic Director for
Oak Park Festival Theatre (Chicago) and has directed numerous works in Chicago
and Honolulu. Recent local directing credits include Red for The Heather
(Tampa). As a playwright, Roxanne has been awarded a 2022 residency by the
Hosking House Trust in Stratford Upon Avon, UK. She was named a 2016 Hawthornden Writers’
Fellow and was artist in residence at Hawthornden Castle, Scotland. Roxanne received the 2017
Creative Pinellas Individual Artist Fellowship and regularly creates new works for the Dali
Museum. Her first film, Breton And The Muse: A Midnight In Paris, was a focal point of the Dali’s
acclaimed exhibition coordinated with Le Centre Pompidou (Paris) and has been seen in several
film festivals.

Bill DeYoung

Bill DeYoung (playwright). After more than three decades as an arts and
entertainment writer and editor at Florida newspapers (and one in Savannah,
Georgia), Bill returned to his hometown in 2014, and is now Senior Writer and
Editor at the St. Pete Catalyst. He is the author of Skyway: The True Story of
Tampa Bay’s Signature Bridge and the Man Who Brought it Down, Phil Gernhard
Record Man, I Need to Know: The Lost Music Interviews and Vintage St. Pete: The
Golden Age of Tourism and More. He lives with his wife Amy and their cats Emmy and Finn.