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The Stage/Razzamataz Theatre Schools Scholarship winners 2016

Ellie Peck

Razzamataz Theatre Schools has offered 18 awards in The Stage Scholarships scheme for 2016. The winners from across the UK will each receive the equivalent of a year’s free study, worth more than £14,000 in total.

Lewis Logie
Lewis Logie

Lewis Logie, 15, is a winner for Razzamataz Carlisle. Lewis said: “I’m so thankful to have received this award, it’s really given my self-confidence a boost and I look forward to developing myself as a performer next year.”

Jamie-Lou Young, 12, is a winner for Razzamataz Cambridge. Jamie-Lou said: “I love performing and entertaining people. It’s been a dream of mine to be on stage or screen since I was able to walk and talk. I believe this opportunity will really help me find the right path.”

Jessica Emms, 12, is a winner for Razzamataz Newcastle. “I’m very excited to be part of Razzamataz and so lucky to have received the scholarship. Winning the scholarship means the world to me. I had heard how good Razzamataz was, but to be part of it is amazing. I jumped and squealed – I was so happy. I love Saturdays because I get to go to Razzamataz.”

Ellie Peck, 16, is a winner for Razzamataz West Cumbria. Ellie said: “I am so excited to be this year’s scholarship winner. Razz has been a big part of my life and given me new experiences. I’m excited for future opportunities.”

Paul Hodder
Paul Hodder

Kiera Stobie, 12, is a winner for Razzamataz Durham. Kiera said: “When I got the news that I had won the Razz scholarship, I couldn’t believe it. I was so happy because I love attending Razz so much. I didn’t think I was in with a chance when I sent my audition in, but now this means I have the opportunity in the next year to improve my singing ability as well as drama and dance. I can’t wait to see what we do this year at Razz.”

Paul Hodder, 16, is a winner for Razzamataz Weymouth. Paul said: “I am so pleased to win the scholarship and am very surprised. I love to come to classes at Razzamataz and learn so much every week.”

Megan Flower, 16, is a winner for Razzamataz Sheffield. Megan said: “I couldn’t believe it, I almost cried. I am so grateful for all the opportunities I get at Razzamataz, so to be awarded the scholarship just meant the world.”

Megan Flower
Megan Flower

Annabelle Majin, 14, is a winner for Razzamataz Medway. Annabelle said: “I’m so excited and thrilled to have won The Stage Scholarship, I love singing and to be recognised for this is really rewarding.”

Abby Turnbull, 11, is a winner for Glasgow South. Abby said: “I’m so excited to start at Razzamataz, I love to dance, sing and act and think this will be the perfect place for me to learn and to have fun.”

Mollie Beveridge, 12, is a winner for Razzamataz York. Mollie said: “When I received the news that I’d won the scholarship, I was very emotional and cried. I actually thought my mum was joking. I’m looking forward to my future with Razz York and I’m excited to see what it brings. It’s a great honour. I would like to say a big thank you to the Razz family and friends at York for all their support and encouragement, not forgetting my own family. I’ve learnt that if you work hard and believe, it really does pay off.”

Grace Pryor
Grace Pryor

Alexia Thorp, 9, is a winner for Razzamataz Newbury. “I can’t believe it. I am so excited about the classes because I can’t wait to learn loads of new things. I have always wanted to go to Razzamataz and I feel so lucky that now I can.”

Grace Pryor, 14, is a winner for Razzamataz Yeovil. “I am delighted to win The Stage Scholarship because I have grown so much in confidence and always had such fun throughout the six years I have been going to Razz. I have realised my passion with Razz and would love to have the opportunity to continue to grow, and also help the younger ones achieve their goals, too.”


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