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Matthew Aitchison

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A little about me...

Matthew Aitchison, Principal of Razzamataz Theatre Schools West Cumbria, took over the school in 2018 after working for the company for six years as a Classroom Assistant at Razzamataz Theatre Schools Carlisle. In 2014, Matthew graduated from the University of Cumbria with a Upper Second Class joint honours degree in Drama Performance and Technical Theatre.

Matthew eats, sleeps and breathes all things Razzamataz and is very excited and delighted to be taking over as Principal. He is very much looking forward to all the wonderful experiences he can provide to his students within Singing, Dance and Drama and watching them grow and develop their confidence week on week.

Amber Redhead

Minis 1 & Dance Teacher

Amber studied Dance and Drama for 2 years at Manchester Metropolitan University before majoring in Dance in her final year, in which she gained a BA Hons in Dance. Amber went on to continue her studies and graduated with a PGCE in Performing Arts. She has danced all her life taking part in festivals and competitions across the country. Amber is trained in various dance styles including Commercial and Tap and currently works at Carlisle College as a Performing Arts Lecturer.

Siobhan O'Donnell

Drama Teacher

Siobhan is very creative and has always loved Performing Arts. Siobhan has got a National Diploma, A - Levels and a Degree in Performing Arts. She has worked for the RSC, Northern Stage, Theatre by the Lake, M&M Travelling Theatre to name a few. She has worked on short films as the actor and also as a producer.

Sophie Morgan

Tots and Singing Teacher

Sophie has had a passion for Musical Theatre and Performing from the age of 5 years. She was a student at Razzamataz West Cumbria fo our 10 years, and performed in many different showcases and attended many workshops. Sophie is a qualified teaching assistant and works in a local nursery school. As well as this Sophie is a qualified paediatric first aider and has a level one certificate in British Sign Language.

Georgia Hunter

Minis & Juniors 2 Teacher

Georgia has danced since the age of 3, taking many exams and gaining many medals. She has been part of an amateur dramatics society since 2008 and takes part in local productions at least twice a year. She has been assistant choreographer for a sell out production of Annie.

Jade Robley

Classroom Assistant - Minis & Juniors 1

Jade has graduated from the University of Cumbria gaining a degree in BA Hons Education Studies and has her level 1 in Safeguarding. Jade was a previous student at Razzamataz.

Leah Barton

Classroom Assistant Minis & Juniors 2

Leah has been training as a Dance for just over 9 years in RAD Ballet, Contemporary, Jazz, Commercial and Musical Theatre. She has always loved Performing Arts since a young age going through GCSE's, A-Levels and now at the University of Cumbria where Leah is about to graduate in BA Hons Dance. Her experience includes dancing in 'Cilla The Musical' for a week, dancing at Move It dance festival as well as dancing and choreographing in BBC Children in Need 2018 representing the University of Cumbria.