Roy is a former Literary Manager/Associate Director of Auckland Theatre Company. During his time with the company he directed Up for Grabs, The Ocean Star, Design for Living, My Name is Gary Cooper, and appeared in The Crucible. He has since directed At the Wake and Black Faggot, both by Victor Rodger. Black Faggot won Auckland Fringe Production of the Year in 2014 and went on to tour nationally and internationally. Roy’s recent acting credits include recurring roles in Shortland Street, Go Girls, Dirty Laundry, and The Brokenwood Mysteries. His most recent stage appearance was as a 90-year-old Quentin Crisp in the solo show Resident Alien.