INSTRUCTORS
RANDI ROUGE
 

Performed Internationally

 Burlesque Performer  Since 2013

10 Years Dance Instruction

Hip-Swinging Fox & Fiery Locks

Studied Ballet, Pole, & Theatre 

RANDI ROUGE - Studio Director and Burlesque Instructor


Randi Rouge is a burlesque performer, feature entertainer,and dance instructor, known as "the hip-swinging fox with the fiery locks." A member of Capital Tease Burlesque, Randi also sits on the board of the Capital Burlesque Expo -- an annual celebration of burlesque art in our Nation's Capital. Randi has performed on stages across North America, including prestigious burlesque festivals in Montreal, New Orleans, Ithaca, New York and Toronto. With a passion for dance from a young age, Randi has studied various forms of dance -- from ballet to belly dance, musical theatre to pole fitness. She applies her varied dance background to create a uniquely sensual and energetic take on burlesque - building fun, high energy -- and yes, sexy -- choreographies for her students at Rouge Studio. Randi has been a dance instructor for more than ten years. Formerly a PFIC certified pole fitness instructor, Randi began teaching burlesque in 2013. Randi takes great personal pride in her students' growth, and loves to see her students sparkle on stage. A well-known and respected local performer, Randi maintains strong community relationships that ensure her students are welcomed on stages across Ottawa.





 
SAFFRON ST. JAMES

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Hourglass and a Half

Singer in Multiple Bands

2014 Burlesque Idol

Cabaret Live! -   Variety Show Producer

SAFFRON ST. JAMES - Burlesque Dance Instructor


Ottawa's Hourglass and a Half, Saffron St. James can often be found making nerdy mischief with Browncoats Burlesque or producing Cabaret Live!, a burlesque and variety show. She was the winner of the Ottawa Burlesque Festival's 2014 Burlesque Idol competition in her first year of performing, and is known for her expressive face and the energy that she brings to the stage.





 
EMMA FLINN

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Heels and Jazz Funk Dancer

16 Years of Dance

Experience

Developed Chereography for a range of dancers

CFL Cheerleader

Emma Flinn - Jazz Funk, Heels & Floor Work Instructor


Emma Flinn is a dancer of 16 years, with experience as a dance instructor, a competitive dancer, a dance captain, and a CFL cheerleader. Emma has taught the fundamentals of Jazz and Contemporary while also having experience in Heels. She has developed the choreography for multiple dancers in various showcases over several years. She is constantly looking for new ways to grow and share her passion for dance with her students.





 
BELLA BARECATT

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Among the longest performing acts in the region

Member of

Capital Tease

Performed worldwide, including Paris & Vegas

Co-founded Ottawa's first Neo-burlesque troupe

Emma Flinn - Jazz Funk, Heels & Floor Work Instructor


Emma Flinn is a dancer of 16 years, with experience as a dance instructor, a competitive dancer, a dance captain, and a CFL cheerleader. Emma has taught the fundamentals of Jazz and Contemporary while also having experience in Heels. She has developed the choreography for multiple dancers in various showcases over several years. She is constantly looking for new ways to grow and share her passion for dance with her students.





 
NIKI THEO

Certified in Fat Chance Belly Dance

Belly Dance 

Tribal Fusion

Teaching for over 10 years

Certified in Rachel Brice 8 Elements Phase II  

RANDI ROUGE - Studio Director and Burlesque Instructor


Randi Rouge is a burlesque performer, feature entertainer,and dance instructor, known as "the hip-swinging fox with the fiery locks." A member of Capital Tease Burlesque, Randi also sits on the board of the Capital Burlesque Expo -- an annual celebration of burlesque art in our Nation's Capital. Randi has performed on stages across North America, including prestigious burlesque festivals in Montreal, New Orleans, Ithaca, New York and Toronto. With a passion for dance from a young age, Randi has studied various forms of dance -- from ballet to belly dance, musical theatre to pole fitness. She applies her varied dance background to create a uniquely sensual and energetic take on burlesque - building fun, high energy -- and yes, sexy -- choreographies for her students at Rouge Studio. Randi has been a dance instructor for more than ten years. Formerly a PFIC certified pole fitness instructor, Randi began teaching burlesque in 2013. Randi takes great personal pride in her students' growth, and loves to see her students sparkle on stage. A well-known and respected local performer, Randi maintains strong community relationships that ensure her students are welcomed on stages across Ottawa.





 
STORMY DIVINE

Captain of the Naughty Novas Troupe

Audience Choice winner @ Ottawa Fresh Follies

SAFFRON ST. JAMES - Burlesque Dance Instructor


Ottawa's Hourglass and a Half, Saffron St. James can often be found making nerdy mischief with Browncoats Burlesque or producing Cabaret Live!, a burlesque and variety show. She was the winner of the Ottawa Burlesque Festival's 2014 Burlesque Idol competition in her first year of performing, and is known for her expressive face and the energy that she brings to the stage.





 
VIVA VAN DIVA
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Captain of The Rougettes 

Over 15 years of dance experience

RANDI ROUGE - Studio Director and Burlesque Instructor


Randi Rouge is a burlesque performer, feature entertainer,and dance instructor, known as "the hip-swinging fox with the fiery locks." A member of Capital Tease Burlesque, Randi also sits on the board of the Capital Burlesque Expo -- an annual celebration of burlesque art in our Nation's Capital. Randi has performed on stages across North America, including prestigious burlesque festivals in Montreal, New Orleans, Ithaca, New York and Toronto. With a passion for dance from a young age, Randi has studied various forms of dance -- from ballet to belly dance, musical theatre to pole fitness. She applies her varied dance background to create a uniquely sensual and energetic take on burlesque - building fun, high energy -- and yes, sexy -- choreographies for her students at Rouge Studio. Randi has been a dance instructor for more than ten years. Formerly a PFIC certified pole fitness instructor, Randi began teaching burlesque in 2013. Randi takes great personal pride in her students' growth, and loves to see her students sparkle on stage. A well-known and respected local performer, Randi maintains strong community relationships that ensure her students are welcomed on stages across Ottawa.