Too poor for performing arts?

Social mobility and diversity in the arts have been hotly debated over the years with fears that working-class children are being denied the opportunity to participate due to rising costs of training. Stars such as Benedict Cumberbatch and Eddie Redmayne were cited as typical of those at performing arts colleges who came from privileged backgrounds …

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Finalists announced at the bfa Awards

Known as the biggest and most influential event in the franchising world, the finalist for the British Franchise Association (bfa) Awards have been announced. Among the finalist are two Razzamataz Theatre Schools franchisees. Hayley Limpkin, Founding Principal and now co-owner of Razzamataz Medway and Helen Bell, Principal of Razzamataz Sheffield have just completed the interview …

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Theatre school students sing with West End star

From the West End to Broadway, Kerry Ellis has starred in some of the most iconic shows as well as achieving chart-topping success as a recording artist. As a mother to two young boys, Kerry is passionate about the benefits of performing arts for children also. Razzamataz was delighted to exclusively host Kerry’s singing and …

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Franchise resale values

Let’s face it, as a new franchisee, the last thing you want to talk about is selling your business. To make your franchise a success, you put your whole heart into it so thoughts of selling it to someone else seem quite wrong. But at Razzamataz, discussing franchisees ‘exit strategy’ is the norm because with …

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Dancing with Darcey for franchise theatre school students

Enthusiastic students from a franchise theatre school got the incredible opportunity to dance with Darcey Bussell and try her new dance fitness workout. The youngsters all attend Razzamataz Tonbridge, which is part of a national network of theatre schools across the UK. The lucky ‘Darcey Dozen’ were selected to attend the dance class with their …

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