Razzamataz is a leading provider of performing arts, dance and theatre classes to children around the UK.

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Razzamataz Theatre Schools Franchise

Join a multi award winning team!

Razzamataz Awards

Winners of the British Franchise Association ‘Franchisee of the Year 2018′ & ‘Lifestyle Franchisee of the Year 2018'

5 Star Satisfaction Award for the 2nd consecutive year running!

bfa affiliate members

Encouraging Women into Franchising members

Children’s Activities Association Members

BBC Dragon's Den Duncan Bannatyne
The commitment of the team coupled with their proven track record of success led me to become part of Razzamataz Theatre Schools. Now you too have the chance to become part of the franchise.
Duncan Bannatyne.

Our franchise package provides you with instant access to a high growth business and sector due to an increasing demand from the government and parents alike, for after school activities that develop the fitness, well-being and overall social skills of young people.

You will require working capital for the following:

  • Franchise Fee: £7,995 + VAT
  • Marketing Launch: £4,000 + VAT
  • Working Capital: £5,000 + VAT (to cover your business costs such as insurance, wages, travel, phone etc in the early stages)
  • Monthly Royalty Fee: 10% + VAT
  • Monthly Marketing Fee: 2% + VAT

Special offer 50% off the Franchise Fee until December 2019 to launch in 2020 AND your first terms management fee will be FREE - a total saving of £6,000

As a Razzamataz franchisee, you will receive our full training package including a number of consultant led seminars featuring:

  • Management Skills
  • Daily running of the business, customer service, use of teachers, organising school performances and further opportunities are covered in detail
  • Child protection issues including PVG/DBS checks
  • Accounts and bookkeeping
  • PR, Advertising and Marketing support
  • Health & Safety
  • Operations manual and access to our Razources website
  • IT support
  • GDPR compliance
  • Employment law
  • Social media
  • Regular training
  • Regular webinars
  • Regular network opportunities
  • Annual Awards & Conferences
  • Regional Meetings

In addition a comprehensive start-up package is provided including:

  • Ongoing support from Head Office and Regional Support Team
  • Online support
  • Database for your total business needs
  • Marketing materials
  • Page on website and corporate email address
  • Merchandise
  • Teacher uniforms
  • First Aid material and accident report book

Financial & creative freedom! Our top performing franchisees turn over a six figure sum & chose their own hours of work!

Love your Job!
Be your own boss!
Great earning potential!
Flexible working hours!

Speak to our friendly Razz recruitment team today!

To celebrate twenty years of being amazing, a franchise theatre school is asking all of its students to get involved in a national event for charity, testing their fitness, determination and resolve. On Saturday 21st March, students across the UK will be donned their pedometers and getting in as many steps during their performing arts practice in order to hit the magic ’20 Million Steps’ number. To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Razzamataz Theatre Schools, all students, Principals, teachers...

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The Club Hub award finalists for 2020 were announced on 2 March. 90 finalists, across 15 award categories, have been shortlisted from a total of 1019 applications, representing 388 businesses. The standard of applications was very high and represented a diverse range of kids’ activities, clubs and related businesses.Razzamataz Theatre Schools is delighted to have been shortlisted as finalists for a number of awards. Charlotte Olivares, Principal of Razzamataz Maidstone and Nick Furlong and Gemma...

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It’s been more than 13 years since the original jingle stole the hearts of the business leaders in BBCs Dragons’ Den and now we are delighted to reveal a new jingle, reflecting a new decade and celebrating the theatre schools twenty year birthday.Denise Hutton-Gosney, the MD and Founder of Razzamataz Theatre Schools bravely stepped into the Den with four of her students to perform the jingle and help set the scene for Denise’s pitch, which ultimately won support from Dragon Duncan Bannatyne. The...

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Thousands of professional performers and teachers apply but only a select handful get chosen to teach at the prestigious MOVE IT event on 13-15 March at Excel London. MOVE IT is the world’s biggest dance event, celebrating all forms of dance and the performing arts. Some of the country’s biggest dancers, choreographers and teachers will be showcasing their talents, connecting the community through dance.This year’s event will include a host of famous names from Creative Ambassador Layton Willia...

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Katrina Melling is the Principal franchisee for Razzamataz within the High Wycombe franchise territory. She took the leap from being a freelance vocal coach to owning a theatre school franchise and is enjoying this next challenge in her career. Background I got my first job playing piano at a ballet class when I was a teenager and spent my whole career in music and teaching. I worked at Razzamataz within the Marlow franchise territory as a singing and drama teacher and have worked professi...

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With twenty years of business behind them, much of the success of the Dragons’ Den backed theatre school franchise is creating a happy culture among franchisees and also staff. A study conducted by Columbia University revealed that organisations with a higher company culture enjoyed a decreased turnover rate of just 13.9 per cent, suggesting that such businesses make employees happier and less likely to quit their jobs. At Razzamataz Theatre franchise School, it is not only franchisees who hav...

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How to run a theatre school with no experience Mum of two Georgia Davies had been running her own businesses for 22 years. After more than a year of speaking to Razzamataz, she decided to take the plunge and open her own theatre school franchise and has never looked back. Background I had run a number of businesses in the fitness and retail sectors before but was looking for something with more flexibility and that could offer a fun environment for my customers. I have no experience in t...

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Building a theatre arts franchise business Deborah Laws is the Principal of Razzamataz within the Plymouth franchise territory and combines 11 successful years of Razzamataz with running her own dance school, being a mum and a commitment to her own CPD. Background I am a dance studio owner, an ISTD examiner and a tutor for the ISTD teaching qualifications. I also run a dance business owners’ coaching business. Why Razzamataz I joined 11 years ago when I decided to add a perfor...

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Change in circumstance created change in career  Andrea White has the theatre arts running through her veins. But even someone with her vast experience has found that joining a successful theatre school franchise has made all the difference to her business. Here we find out about her Razzamataz journey and why she loves the enthusiasm from everyone in the network.   Background I was brought up by a dancer and stage manager who dissuaded me from going in to the theatre, but...

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When Aleasha Wallace was just twelve years-old, little did she know that joining a local theatre school would have life-changing effects. Aleasha was one of the first ever students to attend Razzamataz, now a high-profile theatre school franchise with almost 50 schools nationwide and boasting students in award-winning West End shows, acclaimed films and starring in hit TV series. Aleasha was one of about 25 other children who went along to the Penrith Players, a tiny little theatre in a backstr...

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