Ruby Mimosa, “The Island Flower“
Ruby is born and raised in Hawaii. She was brought up on Hula, Ballet, and Gymnastics; this Island Flower has been dancing since she was three. Ruby moved to Seattle in 2006, where she quickly got recruited to the ‘International Supertroope’, The Atomic Bombshells.
Ruby has been one of the primary instructors at Miss Indigo Blue’s Academy of Burlesque since 2007; teaching Burlesque Bump & Grind, Tassel Twirling, and The Art of the Tease, and most recently Burlesque 101 to women and men of all shapes and sizes. She has taught her classes at BurlyCon, up and down the West Coast, Vancouver B.C., London, and Paris.
Ruby’s unique mix of athleticism, dance, theatrics, and bubbly charm makes her a Seattle treasure and beloved all over the world. She has been a highlighted performer in France, England, Portugal, Canada, China, and Australia.
Ruby is the creator of BurlesKaraoke – a monthly party that combines the joyfulness and beauty of burlesque and the improvisational goodness of the audience singing karaoke!
Mimosa also works with cowboy band Brent Amaker & the Rodeo has been shimmying her way along countless rock and roll stages throughout the West Coast, and festivals including SXSW. Ruby has worked with The Seattle Opera, Grammy award winning artists Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, as well as a host of Drag & Burlesque’s crème de la crème.