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Amanda Campbell


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Amanda attended Dancepoint Musical Theatre School and completed an intensive 4 year course, learning various styles of dance, drama and singing. This also enabled her to graduate with a Higher National Diploma in dance. Whilst attending Dancepoint she appeared as principal dancer singer at all of their annual performance shows every year at locations including the SECC and the Mitchell Theatre. During her time at Dancepoint, Amanda was approached by her principal teacher, Robert Hamilton to become a resident teacher at Dancepoint, teaching musical theatre and street dance. During this time Amanda choreographed and trained the school’s under 16’s. She was also was in a huge dance act The Fear Of the Unknown, where she took part in huge European dance competitions.  As well as this, every summer since 2005 Amanda has established a one week summer dance camp in the Kyle of Lochalsh area where she teaches over twenty children from age five and upwards, who have no previous dance experience and is still a great success to this day. Amanda has also developed workshops for the Culture and Sport department of Glasgow City Council leading dance to encourage children to stay off the streets. She has also worked for DRC Youth Health Project and The Prince’s Trust developing a programme to promote healthy living through street dance. Amanda has been working with Razzamataz for 9  years now and now is proud to be the Principal of Glasgow North. She believes that she has acquired many transferable skills in relation to teaching children and feels she brings a lot to Razzamataz with her passion for the performing arts.

Mark Long

Drama Teacher

Mark has an HND with Merit in Musical Theatre from Stow College and an Honours Degree from UWS in Acting and Performance. Mark is also part of a Swing tribute group called The Singer Swingers who perform at weddings and functions across Scotland. He has also played many leading roles in many musicals. Mark is absolutely thrilled to be the Drama teacher at Razzamataz Paisley.

Alison Cleland

Singing Teacher

Signed with Keddie-Scott Associates, Alison is an accomplished Singer/Actress/Musician/Musical Director currently working in the theatre/tv industry. Having started teaching from age 16, Alison has taught at multiple schools around Scotland and is a resident vocal coach for New College Lanarkshire (formally Motherwell College) and for Insideout Productions. Alison recently performed alongside Natalie Weiss in her Edinburgh Concerts (Dirti Martini’s, Le Monde). As well as performing in Theatre and the arts, Alison was established in the Folk & Traditional Music Scene which saw her head to the FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE LA SIERRA in Fregenal, Spain to headline the main Castle Event.
Alison Loves working at Razzamataz Paisley and is looking forward to improve as well as having fun with the kids.

Iona Parker

Mini’s Teacher/Classroom assistant

Iona has had a passion for performing from a very young age. Iona recently received her Bachelor of Arts in Acting and Performance. She has achieved her full qualifications from high school, college and university. She has performed in Her Majesty’s Theatre, London, and the Kings Theatre Glasgow. Iona also used to attend Razzamataz as a student so she has a great relationship with the children and the teachers. Iona is the Juniors Classroom Assistant and the Mini's teacher."I love working at Razzamataz, I enjoy watching the kids grow in confidence and having fun!"