Maria was awarded a Master in Teaching and Learning (Drama) with Distinction, and is a Drama teacher by profession. She was a student at Masquerade from the age of four and also formed part of Teatru Manoel’s Toi Toi Collective and TMYT. She attended various courses at RADA (Royal Academy of Dramatic Art), Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts and Pineapple Studios. She has taken part in a number of performances including; Amadeus (Masquerade), Jean, where memories live (TTC), The Wasteland (Valletta 2018), Shakespeare in Pieces (TMYT), Blind Date Inc. (MADC One Act Play Festival, Best Actress Nomination) and The House of Bernarda Alba (A Nutshell Theatre, UK), amongst others. Maria was also director of Masquerade Teen Company, who performed both in Malta and in the UK, under her direction. She is currently director of Masquerade Junior Company. Maria also lectures at the G.F. Abela, Junior College and at the University of Malta.