Graduated from the Music Department of The Chinese University of Hong Kong and receiving her Master degree for Creative Writing at The University of Hong Kong, Jarita starred in her musical debut in ActorsFamily’s The Passage Beyond in 2009 and had received wide recognition. She toured around Hong Kong, Macau and Guangzhou for this production for 8 years, including the Musical in Concert with The Hong Kong Sinfonietta and its Decca Records soundtrack recording, where SCMP described her voice as “beguiling”.
She portrayed the leads in Hong Kong and Macau musicals including West Kowloon Cultural District X Hong Kong Repertory Theatre musical The Great Pretender; Actors Family’s A Tale of The Southern Sky, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, A Lesson I Learnt in Bangkok, Beyond Paradise, Woman In Kenzo; Macau Cultural Centre’s Sing High Musical; Brotherhood Theatre’s Off-Broadway classic The Fantasticks; The Only Stage’s The Happy Prince, Dogs; iStage’s Off-Key Buddies, Murder Code D; TheatreNoir’s Animal Farm and HK3AMI’s Ephémère. She has staged her own musical The Nightingale, being the music director, playwright, composer, lyricist and lead performer for it, and was nominated at The 29th Hong Kong Drama Awards for “Best Leading Actress” (Comedy/Farce) and “Best Original Score” (Musical Theatre). She also participated in numerous concerts and has been vocal coaching many productions.
Her concert works includes LCSD’s The Originals Reimagined; East District Council’s East Side Story; Ponte Singers & Orchestra’s A Musical Night; Hong Kong Sinfonietta’s Leon Ko: The Amazing Filmphony, Mcdull in Concert; Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra’s Disney 90th Anniversary Concert; Prudence Lau’s Karma Camelion Concert etc. Jarita has also vocal coached productions include Chung Ying Theatre’s A Christmas Message, The Only Stage’s The Only King 2, Dogs; Theatre Noir’s Animal Farm Musical, Thirteen etc.
Apart from the stage, Jarita participated in the Guangzhou television series The Best Is Yet To Come (Season 4) as the supporting actress. She sang the Cantonese theme for movie Monster Hunt and she voiced for the leads in animations including Sherlock Gnomes 2, SING, The Ice Age series, Cinderella, The LEGO Movie series, Smurf 2, Mirror Mirror and The Lorax. Besides, Jarita also sang for commercial themes including Darlie, Merci and Trolli.
Jarita co-founded Theatre Hikari, advocating performing arts education for schools and charity organizations. She is currently a freelance performing, creative and educative artist, residing in Barcelona.