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

3 cups

Blueberries

Hourglass and a Half

Singer in Multiple Bands

2014 Burlesque Idol

Cabaret Live! -   Variety Show Producer

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.





 
EMMA FLINN

3 cups

Blueberries

Heels and Jazz Funk Dancer

16 Years of Dance

Experience

Developed Chereography for a range of dancers

CFL Cheerleader

Emma Flinn - Jazz Funk & 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  

I received a subpoena from the SEC. Do I need a lawyer?


If you have received a subpoena from the SEC, this means that the SEC has authorized the staff to commence a formal investigation into possible violations of the federal securities laws. Such investigations are only opened when there is credible information of possible violations of the federal securities laws. Further, the SEC has determined that it is necessary to engage in a more formal collection of evidence than can be obtained by voluntary compliance or informal inquiries. Consultation with experienced counsel before responding is always useful. Counsel can also assist you in deciding your status as a witness or a subject of the enforcement inquiry.




Should I hire a lawyer if I am being investigated by the SEC?


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Is responding to a Wells notice in my interest?


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I am a victim of a securities fraud. What are my options?


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What is a Wells notice?


A Wells notice is the name given to the informal administrative process by which the SEC staff gives notice to a potential respondent of a staff recommendation to the SEC regarding affirmative law enforcement action.





 
STORMY DIVINE

Captain of the Naughty Novas Troupe

Audience Choice winner @ Ottawa Fresh Follies

Stormy Divine - Assistant Director & Burlesque Instructor


Stormy Divine began her burlesque journey many years ago with Randi Rouge at Dance With Alana and Rouge Studio of Dance. She has been performing regularly on burlesque stages since 2018 and with her newfound passion began teaching with the studio in 2019. Stormy coaches one of our troupes, The Divine Darlings, is captain of The Naughty Novas burlesque troupe and has found a natural duo in Rouge Storm alongside Randi Rouge. Continuing with this delightful pairing, she is so honoured and excited to now be the Assistant Director of Rouge Studio of Dance!





 
VIVA VAN DIVA
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Captain of The Rougettes 

Over 15 years of dance experience

Viva Van Diva - Burlesque Instructor


With over 15 years of dance experience, Viva has been teasing and pleasing burlesque audiences since 2018. Captain of The Rougettes, she has graced stages all over Ottawa, including appearances at Winter Pride and the Ottawa International Burlesque Festival. Viva is a warm and supportive teacher who loves seeing others shine; she is thrilled to share her passion for diverse, body positive burlesque with students at the Rouge Studio of Dance!