Theatre school network expands with two new territories

Razzamataz Theatre Schools Ltd

As a society we are learning more about the impact of taking care of both our physical and mental health. Parents are looking for activities that can support their children as well as offering lots of fun.

With more than 23 years’ experience in the children’s activity sector, Razzamataz Theatre Schools is passionate about creating safe and happy spaces for young people to thrive. With 60 schools across the UK, teaching more than 10,000 children every week, the demand for the services of Razzamataz continues to grow.

The company is delighted that two new schools will be joining the multi-award-winning network. Razzamataz Lancaster and Razzamataz Coventry will be opening their doors this April, both sharing the Razzamataz mission to build self-belief in students. Through the performing arts classes, the Razzamataz team will inspire the next generation to be better communicators with increased confidence leading to higher academic achievement. Children gain a wealth of attributes by engaging in Razzamataz performing arts lessons including more confidence, collaboration skills, increased empathy and a whole host of additional life skills.

The new franchise partner of Razzamataz Lancaster is Brittany Arthur, who was first welcomed into the Razzamataz community in 2005 at Razzamataz Dumfries as a student when she was just five years old. After leaving Razzamataz, she went to university and has achieved a BA Hons in photography. From there, she became a support worker supporting young people and adults with additional needs. “Working with young people within performing arts is something I have always strived to do to be able to help them develop life skills and become the best that they can be,” says Brittany about her new role as the Principal of Razzamataz Lancaster.

Brittany Arthur, the new franchise partner at Razzamataz Lancaster

Bringing her professional experience as an actor and teacher is Kimisha Lewis, the new franchise partner at Razzamataz Coventry. Kimisha trained at the prestigious Rose Bruford College with a BA(Hons) in Acting and was also a member of the National Youth Theatre. She has since gone on to have an exciting career in London’s West End and international touring as well as TV & voice over professional work. “The Razzamataz Coventry team is built from a wealth of professional training and performance experience, meaning students will be wrapped in passion, surrounded by industry experts and hold the keys to valuable inside industry knowledge,” says Kimisha.

Kimisha Lewis, the new franchise partner at Razzamataz Coventry

There are huge benefits of being a Razzamataz franchise partner, not least the opportunity to work flexibly and leave a legacy in your local community. Financially, the tried and tested Razzamataz franchise system has been incredibly successful with franchise partners able to turnover in excess of £300,00 per annum. For the right candidates, there is also an exciting offer of no upfront fee, ensuring that lack of resources don’t get in the way for committed would-be entrepreneurs.

“We are delighted to welcome Kimisha and Brittany and very much look forward to their schools opening in Coventry and Lancaster,” says Denise Hutton-Gosney, Founder and MD of Razzamataz. “Even though they are both new to business, this is not a barrier to being successful because we provide on-going training, support and mentoring ensuring they have all the tools they need to build their theatre school business.”

Many franchise partners combine running their own theatre school with other part time work, or with family commitments. The model is very flexible and can work for people with different expectations and requirements. Although it is crucial to be passionate about performing arts, no previous experience in the arts is necessary and many franchise partners come from a range of different backgrounds including accountants, teachers and recent graduates.

Want to join our team?

Razzamataz Theatre Schools offer employment to some circa 600 people either as teachers, assistants, or part of the admin team. There are plenty of opportunities to grow with many people starting out as work experience placements and progressing to assistant Principals or Principal roles.

Teacher training platform

Ensuring our staff have access to CPD, the Razzamataz Training Academy, a platform that we believe will revolutionise the ongoing development of our staff, is now live. The platform is free to all team members and will lead to the Razzamataz Diploma.

Start your own success story

Join us NOW for a 2023 launch and make the most of the last few weeks before our fee increases to £12,995 plus VAT from April 2023.

Or ZERO upfront fee with a flat fee return, ask us about this! 

Training starting Monday 15th May to Wednesday 17th May 2023 – Online & Thursday 18th May to Saturday 20th May 2023 at the Razzamataz Head Office in the beautiful Lake District and Flagship school Razzamataz Carlisle. 

Contact us to secure your place on our next short informal virtual Discovery Dens

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