Maria graduated with a Masters in Arts Management, Policy and Practice from the University of Manchester after completing her undergraduate degree in Theatre Studies at the University of Malta. She also studied Drama at the University of Kent as part of her B.A. course. She was a student at Masquerade School for the Performing Arts from the age of four and completed her ATCL Teaching & Performing Diplomas (Trinity College London).
Maria recently formed part of Teatru Manoel’s Toi Toi Collective and previously formed part of TMYT (Teatru Manoel Youth Theatre). She was also a member of Masquerade Physical Theatre Company. She has taken part in a number of performances and was also director of Masquerade Teen Company during which time the company performed both in Malta and in the UK, under her direction.
Maria has been teaching drama since 2011 and has also delivered drama workshops to students from a number of schools in Malta. She is currently a lecturer of Theatre and Performance at G.F Abela Junior College, having also directed the production FORT RED for the Holqa Theatre Festival for Students. She is currently reading for a Masters in Teaching and Learning at the University of Malta.