Ella Victoria Robb (Victoria Marella Leech)
AGE AT AWARD: 19
ARTFORMS: Musical Theatre
Born in Glasgow, Ella became a member of the Scottish Youth Theatre from a young age. Progressing through the company and building her skills, she demonstrated a commitment to learning her craft and to pursuing a career in the arts. It was her enthusiasm, supportive nature and talent which gained her an invite to join the SYT's high quality performance group, SYT Productions.
A skilled young performer, Ella is exceptionally talented in acting, singing and dancing, as well as playing the bagpipes and violin. It was her skills in these areas that led her to being employed as an assistant for the SYT's weekly workshops.
Ella has a desire to be the best she can possibly be, and training is extremely important to her. She takes every opportunity to learn new skills and to experience new things. She is willing to take risks and has shown she has the talent, energy and drive necessary to succeed.
How the Award Helped
Ella gained a place on the highly competitive BA(Hons) in Musical Theatre at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance. Her Dewar Arts Award helped to fund her studies.