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Students from Razzamataz Tonbridge got the opportunity to dance with Darcey Bussell.
Franchise Information
  • BFA Membership StatusAssociate
  • UK Years Established18 years
  • Current UK Coverage30%
  • Franchisee Support Staff10
  • Personal Investment Req.£6,000
  • Total Startup Cost£11,994
  • Home-based business locationYes
  • Business to consumer servicesYes
  • Franchisee operates individuallyYes
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Dancing with Darcey for Razzamataz Theatre School Students

3rd April 2018

Dancing with Darcey for Razzamataz Theatre School Students

Enthusiastic students from a franchise theatre school got the incredible opportunity to dance with Darcey Bussell and try her new dance fitness workout.

The youngsters all attend Razzamataz Tonbridge, which is part of a national network of theatre schools across the UK. The lucky 'Darcey Dozen' were selected to attend the dance class with their dance teacher.

Darcey Bussell is widely acclaimed as one of the great British ballerinas, starting her professional career at Sadlers Wells Royal Ballet then moving to the Royal Ballet where she became a Principal dancer. Today, she is perhaps best known for her role as a judge of BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing.

Eve Aston, Principal of Razzamtaz Tonbridge, says:

"I’m incredibly proud of our students who attended the Darcey class.  The group were impeccably behaved and polite, thanking the organisers and the staff for the opportunity, who in turn said how lovely they all were and were welcome back at any time."

During the class, the students experienced DDMIX (Diverse Dance Mix) taken by Darcey. DDMIX is a series of fun, dance fitness routines devised by Darcey and choreographer Nathan. The series of classes have been created to have themes of different decades or countries of the world. During the class, Darcey taught a routine and danced it with the class to make it great fun for the participants.

Franchisees in each school come from a range of backgrounds including new parents who want a career to fit flexibly around their families, former teachers and young performers.

To find out if franchising is the right option, Razzamataz holds regular Discovery Den days across the UK where potential franchisees get a chance to meet the head office team, find out more about franchising in general and discover what it is like to run a part-time theatre school.  There are also exciting opportunities to take over existing schools.

To find out more about franchising with Razzamataz Theatre Schools just click below

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What Our Franchisees Say

The support and training we get means that we can get help on any aspect of our business. It has also been a fantastic and rewarding way of working, allowing me to continue to be there for the family while running my own business.Lisa Roberts, Razzamataz Rickmansworth


I don’t have a business background so after deciding to retire from professionally performing it was the memories of Razzamataz on Dragons’ Den that set the wheels in motion. I was really inspired by the brand and the business model and because it is a franchise business we receive a lot of help and support from Head Office as well as on-going training so I can make Razzamataz Barnet the success that I believe it can be. In the last 12 months, I have doubled my student numbers in a very competitive market and I have now clear plans on how I would like my business to progress this year.Michael French, Razzamataz Barnet


The support from Head Office is fantastic and they are always there to listen and to guide you through. You are getting advertising/marketing ideas, contacts and systems provided for you that you may not have if you were to open an independent school.Amy Latchman, Razzamataz Rickmansworth.


Why Choose Us

TWO franchises for the price of ONE!

One of Dragons Den most successful investments!

Affordable part time performing arts lessons

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