Born and bred in Lancashire, Simona trained at The Royal Central School of Speech & Drama.
RECENTSimona can be seen in Mike Leigh’s most recent feature PETERLOO.
UPCOMINGIn 2019 Simona will play Ophelia in HAMLET and Mary in BE MY BABY at the Leeds Playhouse as part of their Ensemble Company.THEATRICAL REVIEWS"...It is said that true acting is all about reacting, and if that is the case Bitmate will go very far indeed – her expressive eyes, her posture and her physicality speak volumes without her ever needing to say a word; quite a remarkable performance”Theatre Guide London
“...Definite plaudits have to go to Bitmate; she could be speaking for us all in this mysterious and atmospheric production”The Stage
“...Bitmate plays the role with great sensitivity and vulnerability”The Public Reviews
“...Simona Bitmate certainly provided a high spot; it was a powerful monologue delivered with warmth and passion”The Stage"...Bitmate has a compelling quality of stillness”Evening Standard
“...Simona Bitmate captures both her obstinacy and her isolation, keeping the audience on her side” British Theatre Guide
“...Bitmate gives an impressively physical performance”Exeunt
“...Bitmate remains compellingly enigmatic”Telegraph
“...A cat goddess, Simona Bitmate, who speaks and meows with equal effectiveness”The New York Times
“...The power of Bitmate’s performance comes from her elegant silence throughout”Islington Gazette
“...Bitmate is a mesmerising mixture of vulnerability and defiance”The Good Review
“...Simona Bitmate, conveying volumes without uttering a word”British Theatre Guide
Simona is represented by Gardner Herrity