Rita Do Vale Capela

Rita Do Vale Capela

Craft theatre

London, England

Member Since:
May 2013
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About Rita

Rita Do Vale Capela, is a Portuguese actress and theatre deviser.

After one amazing year with Craft Theatre Company, Rita has other plans for 2018.
She’s graduated from a 5-year course in Theatre Studies from Évora University and completed the “Erasmus Program” in Milan and Brescia, studying Theatre and Cinema. Back in Portugal, she completed a training course for professional actors lasting 3 years in one of the best schools in Portugal for actors, “Act for all (Lisbon) – Good with distinction.

December 2014 she moved to London, where she worked as an actress while attending the full-time course APT Forge Initiative administered by the prestigious Brian Astbury.

Combining her work and studies, she worked with names such as José Alberto Ferreira, Luis Varela, Nuno Pino Custódio, Elsa Valentim, Vicente Alves do Ó, José Peixoto, João Canijo, Rocky Rodriguez, Brian Astbury, Nwando Ebizie, Jonathan Grieve, Jessica Beck, Leonard Petit, Shane Dempsey, Gary Breckett, Emma Brown... During her artistic journey, she co-founded the social Theatre in Algarve –ATOA and later RockSalt prod.

Rita is known for plays such “The Musical” By Antonio Pires, “The Gamblers” written and directed by herself and Brian Astbury, “Unholy Trinity” devised Theatre directed by Jonathan Grieve and “Nora” in (Camden and Clapham Fringe 2016), and "A Nazi comparison” by Craft Theatre.

Among other projects, she is a member of Seara Theatre company which links international artists. She is also known for writing her own plays like '1920' and 'Once I had a Shelter' that stands out as a piece of physical theatre.

“She combines raw physicality with such incredible expressiveness” - Claire Hammonds

In Cinema, Rita is known for participating in several short movies, feature films, TV Series and Soap operas –Feel free to visit

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    Sya (2017)
    Film (Comedy, Mystery and Thriller) Actress In the small town of Quaint, Bruce Levin (Adam Templar) owns a respectable B&B establishment. Sleeping around with various women behind his wife's back, he does not realise that his actions are soon to catch up with him in the form of a mysterious traveller, Sya (Inna Bagoli). Trying to mend relationships with his deranged mistress Veronica (Rita do Vale Capela) and wife Maria (Maribeth Dixon), he must face the wrath of their interlocking vendettas. Written by Sidney Lee Berthier

  • Fixer

    Fixer (2016)
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  • She

    She (2016)
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  • Impatient Patient Disorder

    Impatient Patient Disorder (2016)
    Film (Comedy and Romance) Actress Jack Goode is a young student at the CSM Central School of Medecine whom aspires to follow in his prestigious fathers footsteps and become a Doctor. Jack suffers from psychosomatic disorders and his best chance of getting his mental state back on track is to be treated by the psychiatrist, DR.Pearce Stephens who clandestinely believes himself to be Dean Martin. Written by Renato Pires

  • Mulheres

    Mulheres (2014)
    Television (Comedy, Drama and Romance) Actress The best Portuguese production 2014.

  • I Love It

    I Love It (2014)
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  • Lázaro

    Lázaro (2013)
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  • Teach It

    Teach It (2013)
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  • Dancin' Days

    Dancin' Days (2013)
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  • Contra-Tempo

    Contra-Tempo (2012)
    Film (Short, Family and Romance) Actress A young man an opportunity to achieve happiness. Days pass and he does not advance, until one day everything changes, and set's on a mission as he overcomes a series of setbacks in order to have what fate offers him.

  • Fado Tonight

    Fado Tonight (2011)
    Film (Short, Comedy, Musical and Romance) Actress Manuel is a amusing waste collector in the old Lisbon, that falls in love and fights for his feelings, finding that fado in itself is not a sadness that we carry, but a desired destiny.

  • Salto

    Salto (2011)
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  • A Minha Grande Culpa

    A Minha Grande Culpa (2009)
    Video (Short and Music) Actress Add a Plot »

  • Casos da Vida

    Casos da Vida (2008)
    Television (Drama) Actress A 90 min episode anthology series with every episode featuring crime, drama and murder, based on actual real life cases.

  • Apneia

    Apneia (2005)
    Film (Short and Drama) Actress A crime story about choices and priorities, where guilt ends up taking the leading role.


  • Forge initiative

  • Evora University

  • ACT for All

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