Roberta was born in Italy. She started acting in local companies and productions at the age of eight and playing drums in a band at the age of 17. She holds a Bachelor Degree in Theatre and Performing Art from La Sapienza University and a Masters Degree in Applied Theatre from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.

She has worked with young people in different capacities since the age of 16, and has lots of experience of working with children and young people with SEN. In addition to WCT, she teaches drama in nurseries, tutors art for a group of over 50s and delivers one-to-one sessions as a Son-Rise Program facilitator for a child in the autistic spectrum. With a very positive attitude she loves working with children and young people, helping them to express their creativity and fulfill their potential, making sure they always leave the room with a smile on their faces.