Morgan get a boost with stage scholarship

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A Bearsden dance school which won backing after appearing on Dragons’ Den has given a talented young performer a prestigious schoolarship.

Razzamataz Theatre Schools accepted Morgan Fleming (12) after she won a competition run by the well respected performing art industry newspaper, The Stage.

The scholarship was created to give youngsters the opportunity to follow a career on the stage and is part of Razzamataz’s dedication to make performance training accessible to young people all over the country.

Morgan from Clydebank was praised for her performance of Good Morning Baltimore from hit musical Hairspray.

Principal of Razzamataz Bearsden, Natalie James, said: “We looked for those that demonstrated a maturity and a real desire to learn and we were delighted to offer Morgan, the scholarship. We really hope this inspires Morgan to keep working hard and enjoying her performing arts training.”

All applicants were asked to film a short demo of no more than two minutes showing them performing either a musical theatre song and dance, street dance, pop song, drama improvisation or scripted drama piece.

Razzamataz was featured on Dragons’ Den in 2007 and won an investment from Duncan Bannatyne. He said: “Congratulations to Morgan. I’m sure she will make the most of this fantastic opportunity.”