Gulay Say was born in Konya in 1989. After she completed her primary and secondary schools in Konya, she got into Selcuk University Dilek Sabanci State Conservatory Performing Arts Department – Theater Art Major. During her education she continued to study at Dilek Sabanci Conservatory, Konya State Theater and several theater teams. Besides of acting, she took several tasks as assistant director and costume designer in the projects she worked on. She directed some stage plays followingly these studies. Also she prepared TV programmes and presented them while she was still educating.
When she completed her education in 2011, she became an assistant to Fikret Hakan and after two years effort, her encyclopaedical books study called “History of Turkish Cinema I- II” have been completed.
She and Deniz Hamzaoglu founded “Yabancı Sahne” together in 2012 and still performing acting. Apart from these, between 2011-2014, she took tasks such as Third Eye in Theater, Criticism – İhsan ATA (Consultancy of Book Concept) and Ozyegin University Faculty of Law Education Programmes Diction Symposium– Diction Educator. She’s been still coaching and educating children and adults on acting. Along of them, she continues to give lessons for conservatory preparations and creative drama. In 2017 she undertook leadership of the Project of Ministry of Culture “to gain youth in reformatories to the future” and she organised theater projects.