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The Stage/Razzamataz Theatre Schools Scholarship winners

Gabriella Haugh, winner from Carlisle

Razzamataz Theatre Schools has offered 21 awards in The Stage Scholarships scheme for 2015. The winners from right across the UK will each receive the equivalent of a year’s free study, worth up to £650.

Gabriella Kyriacou, 11, is the winner for Barnet. Gabriella said: “I am so happy that I’ve won The Stage Scholarship as it took several attempts to sing the audition song with and without my guitar until I was absolutely happy with it. I am so proud of myself and very surprised to be the winner.”

Erin Lane, 9, is the winner for Glasgow North. Erin said: “I’m so pleased to have won. I only joined Razz last September, but I’ve already learned so much and really look forward to going every week.”

Charlie Maxwell, 10, is the winner for Durham. Charlie said: “I’m really excited to have this opportunity and I’m looking forward to improving my acting skills.”

Katie Wright, 17, is the winner for Dumfries. Katie said: “I feel very proud of myself and very happy. Hopefully, I will go on to achieve great success in the future, so thanks to Razz for giving me this chance and helping me with my training.”

Gabriella Haugh, 14, is the winner for Carlisle. Gabriella said: “I am absolutely thrilled to be given this chance to enrich my passion in the performing arts. I will certainly do my best to make the most of the opportunity and all it brings.”

Madeline Matti, 14, is the winner for Sheffield. Madeline said: “I’ve been ill for quite a long time so haven’t been able to do any sport or dancing, so I really wanted to start doing something like Razz. I didn’t think I was good enough to win the scholarship but now I’ve got much more confidence in my ability.”

Sam Diomede, 10, is the winner for Maidstone. Sam said: “I am so amazed and happy that I’ve won the scholarship. I just can’t stop smiling.”

Zoe Queen McInnes, 10, has won The Stage Scholarship to attend Razzamataz Theatre School Paisley. Zoe said: “I’m so happy I won The Stage Scholarship, it makes me feel awesome.”

Sophia Coombe, age 16, is the winner for Wokingham. Sophia said: “Thanks to Razzamataz I am now closer to reaching my dreams that I have had since I was a little girl.”

Kai Savage, 11, is the winner for West Cumbria. Kai said: “I am so proud to have won The Stage Scholarship. I have had so many exciting opportunities and look forward to the year ahead at Razz.”

Other Razzamataz winners are:

• Leilani Jordan, 12, Bognor

• Jodie Crouch, 12, Cambridge

• Lucy May Burnard, 10, Exeter

• Cerys Newman, 12, Torbay

Grace Margaret Ann Anderson, 11, Edinburgh

• Esther Brooks, 11, Tonbridge

• Freya McCormack, 9, Glasgow South

• Jessica Westgarth, 13, Penrith

• Rose Elliot, 16, Medway

• Lillie-Mae Francis, 9, Rickmansworth

• Elliana Wilcox, 8, Rayleigh West.

Read more about opportunities with The Stage Scholarships

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