Razzamataz Theatre Schools Franchise

Razzamataz Theatre Schools - A business for any age at any stage

28th September 2015

Razzamataz Theatre Schools franchise offers all the support you need whatever stage of life you are at.

Whether you are looking to launch your first business, or are an experienced professional looking for a career change, a franchise opportunity is available that offers all the support you need whatever stage of life you are at.

Razzamataz Theatre Schools is a part-time performing arts franchise that attracts franchisees from all walks of life. The only thing they need in common is a strong commitment to the performing arts, a love of inspiring young people and a positive attitude towards running their own business.

Razzamataz Theatre Schools - Any Age at Any StageLyndsey Winstanley

Lyndsey Winstanley, age 37, was a full time teacher and it was on a holiday to Tunisia where she first got the idea of changing careers.

"My daughter attended the Razzamataz summer holiday club at the First Choice Holiday we were at, which was the first time I had heard about Razzamataz," explains Lyndsey. "Although I’ve never ran my own business before, it was something that I was always interested in."

Although Lyndsey doesn’t have a background in performing, she taught dance, singing and drama as part of the curriculum at school and also put on end of term shows.

Once she learned more about what Razzamataz could offer, she was very eager to explore the options and was keen to have the flexibility that becoming a franchisee could offer to allow her to spend more time with her family. Lyndsey took out a business loan to finance buying Razzamataz Liverpool South that she launched in September 2015.

Not having run a business before, everything has been a steep learning curve although she has had a huge amount of support from Head Office.

"The support manager is only a call away if you need advice and the other franchisees are very helpful," says Lyndsey. "Having limited business experience means that the advice has been invaluable.

Be prepared to work hard and put in long hours, especially during the run up to the launch. You really get out what you put in."

Razzamataz Theatre Schools - Any Age at Any StageFrances Nicholson

Frances Nicholson, age 21 has recently taken over Razzamataz Hampstead. Although she has only recently graduated, she has a wealth of performing arts experience and combines being the new Principal with performing professionally.

"I’ve always wanted to run my own business and started to look into franchises," explains Frances. "I saw an advert for Razzamataz and that was the first time I had thought about a theatre school franchise."

Not having run a business before, the structure and sound training in every element of running a theatre school that the Head Office offered was very important to Frances.

"The support from the other franchisees has really helped too," says Frances. "Having them to help and guide you along the way is very important. They have been through what you are doing and they know what works and what doesn’t."

Working with the students is something that Frances is extremely excited about.

"The best thing about being a Razzamataz Principal is getting to know the children and working with them, watching them grow in confidence and making new friends. I hope that I as a Principal can pass on my knowledge of the Industry and guide them to be the best performers they can be."

Like every new business, facing up to the competition is something that Frances is aware of although this hasn’t deterred here.

"In London, you could be sharing the same venue as another theatre school. As a re-launch school I also have the challenges of getting to know the staff and establishing how I would like the school to run. But I see these as opportunities to show how I will develop and improve the school and I’m excited to put my own mark on it."

To celebrate 15 years of business, Razzamataz is offering a special promotion with a £2,015 reduction for 2015, making the franchise fee £7,980 plus VAT.

If you want to make 2015 the year you launch your own business with lots of support, click below to request your FREE franchise information pack and find out more about this exciting and flexible business opportunity

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Razzamataz Theatre Schools Franchise Case Studies

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Charlotte Young, the Principal of Razzamataz West Cumbria first became a franchisee in October 2006.

New Razzamataz Theatre Schools in London and the North East set to open
25th July 2016
The Razzamataz Theatre Schools network continues to grow with the launch of two new London schools as well as a school in the North East.

The benefits of buying a re-sale Razzamataz franchise
30th June 2016
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Teachers use their skills to launch Razzamataz businesses
23rd October 2015
Razzamataz have a number of franchisees who are either former teachers or combining part-time teaching with being a Razzamataz franchisee.

Young entrepreneurs launch Razzamataz business
30th July 2015
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Career change leads teacher to become Razzamataz theatre school owner
23rd July 2015
Debbi Ledwith is now the Principal of Razzamataz Newbury after moving away from teaching.

Young graduates join Razzamataz Theatre Schools
16th July 2015
Young graduates, Gemma Hextall and Nicholas Furlong, are amongst the two newest owners of a Razzamataz Theatre Schools.

Razzamataz Theatre Schools Franchise

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UK Years Established
5 years
Current UK Coverage
Franchisee Support Staff
Personal Investment Req.
Total Startup Cost
Home-based business location Home-based business location
Business to consumer services Business to consumer services
Franchisee operates individually Franchisee operates individually

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I joined Razzamataz this time last year and my business has gone from strength to strength. With the franchise system and guidance from Head Office combined with determination and hard work, this business cannot fail.

Sam Bradshaw, Razzamataz Hampstead, London

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