Owner, Studio Director
Known as "the hip-swinging fox with the fiery locks", Randi Rouge is an instructor, performer, and producer based in Ottawa. She is Director of Rouge Studio of Dance, a member of Capital Tease Burlesque, coach of professional studio troupe The Rougettes, and one half of the duo Rouge Storm.
Formerly a PFIC certified pole fitness instructor, Randi has danced most of her life, with experience in jazz, ballet, latin dance, hip hop, belly dance, and musical theatre. She has been teaching and performing burlesque since 2013, with performances internationally in New Orleans, New York, and more!
Randi is known for her upbeat burlesque numbers and incredible dance moves. Her infectious energy will leave you smiling!
Meet Your Instructors!
A member of the studio since 2015, Stormy has flourished under the guidance of Randi Rouge into a professional burlesque performer, instructor and choreographer. In 2018, Stormy established herself as a performer in the Ottawa burlesque scene and began teaching with the studio in 2019.
Stormy is now the Assistant Director of Rouge Studio of Dance, coaches studio troupe The Divine Darlings, is captain of The Naughty Novas troupe and half of duo Rouge Storm! Stormy has a bachelor’s degree in popular music studies, a background in theatre, has performed internationally and is a former Audience Choice winner from Ottawa Fresh Follies.
Viva Van Diva
Sultry and sweet with just the right amount of spice, Viva van Diva has been dancing for over 10 years. Making her burlesque debut in 2018, Viva has been bringing her playful, sensual style to stages all over Ottawa, including Winter Pride and the Ottawa International Burlesque Festival.
She’s a burlesque instructor at Rouge Studio of Dance, captain of the Rougettes burlesque troupe, and loves showing off her curves and contributing to diverse representation on stage. She's booty and body and everything naughty
This sweet Darling will have you feeling drunk in love. With a background in jazz dance and a fondness for lace, burlesque and Mae are a natural pairing!
She is a co-captain of the Divine Darlings and an instructor at Rouge Studio. She adores sunshine, good food and a great book. So grab a glass and come enjoy la vie en Rosé
Ruby Mirage, a member of The Divine Darlings and lifelong dancer. Ruby owned and operated her own dance studio for 25 years, teaching ballet, pointe, jazz, tap and baton twirling to students of all ages.
She looks forward to sharing her love of ballet, the foundation of all dance, with you!
Emma has been passionate about dance since childhood. As former CFL cheerleader and current professional commercial dancer, Emma enjoys sharing her passion for dance with her students!
Since 2020, Emma has had the pleasure of teaching Jazz Funk, Heels and Jazz to the dancers of Rouge.
Niki has been teaching and sharing her dance passion for over 10 years, being certified in multiple different forms of Belly Dance.
Niki has been teaching since 2009 and specializes in Fusion Belly Dance, a modern Western form of belly dance which was created fusing American Tribal Style and American Cabaret belly dance.
Gigi started as a Burlesque performer in 2012 and is a new member of the Rougettes!
She is originally from Sudbury, Ontario and has a combined 40 years dance, gymnastics, and fitness experience with a deep love of Latin ballroom. She has teaching experience in Burlesque, Yoga, Flirty Girl, Zumba, Aqua Zumba, Zumba Sentao (with chair), and Zumba Toning.
Miss Patience Plush
Patience is a non binary BIPOC performer and member of the Sultry Sirens burlesque troupe here at Rouge Studio Ottawa . They have 10 years of dance experience in Jazz , hip hop , musical theatre and lyrical . Patience recently hit the burlesque scene to spread love , joy and body positivity through the art of tease !