- Was born in Brazil and lived in Rome for a short time before eventually settling in Kent, England, due to her father's career with the British Council.
- Performed her first role at the age of six as Hansel and Gretel's mother in a local stage production.
- Played the roles of Clara and Clootie in a stage production of In Flame at Ambassadors Theatre in 2000.
- Was cast as Angela in Mike Leigh's Abigail's Party at Hampstead Theatre in 2002.
- In 2005, performed the role of Karen in a stage production of The Anniversary at Garrick Theatre.
- Earned a nomination for Best Supporting Actress by the Manchester Evening News for her performance as Rosie in My Mother Said I Never Should.