Matia studied Theatre Arts at the VCA Secondary School and has attended the Youth Program at 16th Street Actors Studio, as well as acting masterclasses with Elizabeth Kemp.
She plays the role of Grace in ABC’s The InBESTigators, which follows a group of 11-year-olds who run a detective agency. It is now streaming globally on Netflix.
Matia spent a number of years taking vocal lessons with Lindsay Field. She is the lead singer and songwriter in a neo-soul/jazz/funk band named Blue Belly, who have amassed over 200,000 streams on Spotify.
Throughout her studies, Matia played key roles in a number of stage productions, including Biography of Elizabeth Kemp, Golem, Szold Plays, High School Musical, I Never Saw Another Butterfly and Fiddler on the Roof. She also played the female lead in short film, Ghosting, in 2011 and more recently, In Halves (2021).