The Stage/Razzamataz Scholarship winners 2018
As part of The Stage Scholarships scheme, Razzamataz Theatre Schools has offered a total of 24 awards for 2018. Winners from all parts of the UK will each receive the equivalent of a year’s free study, worth more than £20,520 in total.
Molly Neen, 12, has been awarded a place at Razzamataz in West Cumbria. “I was shocked when my name was announced after our show. I had a nice warm buzzing feeling. I am really grateful for the scholarship from the fantastic Razz team. Being given this award, I feel a lot more confident in myself every time I perform and every week I attend Razz I always say: ‘To come with passion and leave with pride.’ ”
Scott Lynam, 14, has won a place at Razzamataz in Sutton Coldfield. “This opportunity means that I can spend time with kind, helpful mentors and friends so that I can succeed in following my dreams and moving into the performing arts. It will help and guide me to what I want to do and I wouldn’t choose anyone else to help me on this journey.”
At the Razzamataz Theatre School in Chester, Lois Donaway, 9, has been awarded a year’s scholarship. “I’m so happy and excited to have won The Stage Scholarship. Being from a small village there aren’t a lot of opportunities for musical theatre, so I’m so happy to receive this scholarship and improve my skills and make new friends.”
At Razzamataz Sheffield, the award was given to a grateful Madelaine Ainscough, 14. “When I was told of my receiving the award it felt unreal, I couldn’t believe it was me. I am so thankful to Razzamataz for giving me this incredible opportunity. Razzamataz has helped me so much personally with my confidence and social life. I have made so many amazing friends at Razz and I don’t know what I would do without all the support from them and the wonderful and talented staff as well.”
Having already been a student with Razzamataz Weymouth for a while, Imogen Rogers, 14, is thrilled for this further opportunity. “Having been part of the Razzamataz family for a while now, I have learned a lot about performing. I love learning new skills at Razzamataz and having fun with my friends because being on stage is where I feel
Maddie Cox, 14, is another Razzamataz fan. She has been awarded a scholarship in Mansfield. “I am very happy to have won The Stage Scholarship award for 2018. What an amazing opportunity this is for me to get a chance to be in the spotlight and have fun while doing it. It will give me great practice and experience for when I do auditions and may help me to get into performing arts college. I enjoy going to Razz every Wednesday and Saturday and seeing all my amazing friends and learning new skills that will help me in future.”
For Zoe Jordan, 12, winning a place at Razzamataz Nottingham has helped boost her confidence. “I was excited and surprised when I found out I had won The Stage Scholarship. Winning has given me more confidence in myself. I hope to learn new skills and develop those I already have. I’m looking forward to more performing opportunities with Razz in the future.”
Libby Evans, 8, who has won a place at Razzamataz Liverpool South, is of the same mind. “I am thrilled to have been chosen for a scholarship. I can’t believe it. Winning has given me so much confidence. I love Razzamataz. Thank you so much for the opportunity.”
At Razzamataz Theatre School in Carlisle, 15-year-old Sophie Ullyart has been awarded a scholarship too. “I’m overwhelmed with complete gratefulness. The support I have from my family and friends is unreal. This award shows that I’m capable of so much if I work for it and I will definitely keep striving to be the best I can be.”
Rebecca Silverstone, 10, is another regular at Razzamataz and can’t wait to get started again in the new term at Barnet. “Winning the scholarship means a lot to me because it makes me feel like I am a true Razzamataz student. I really enjoy Razzamataz as I love learning new things. It is a great pleasure to be part of it and I am looking forward to continuing for many more years.”
Amber Peach, age 13
Ciaran Marsh, age 15
Danielle Hadaway, age 12
Libby Cole, age 10
Lexie Dunn, age 9
Georgie Clark, age 16
Eloise Kemlo, age 15
Erin O’Hara, age 8
Poppy Bowness, age 17
Liam Scobie, age 15
Razzamataz Glasgow North
Georgia Steel, age 8
Olivia Mae Endersby, age 9
Poppy Fletcher, aged 8
Olivia Wigham, age 11
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