Rita Mata began her artistic journey from a young age. Doing 6 years of contemporary dance, participating in some photography workshops, digital and analogic (pinhole) and having music classes between 2008 to 2013.
In 2012 Rita joined an amateur theatre group and in 2015 was accepted in a professional school of theatre (EPTC), were she shifted her love of performing arts to the life backstage. In 2018 she finished her course doing an internship as 2° AD in Teatro Experimental de Cascais (TEC).
Rita is now a third year undergraduate student in Cinema at Lusófona University, working mainly as 1st AD and/or Project Manager.