Ruby Ruin brings her own vivacious attitude to every performance, known for her high energy passionate performance style Ruby brings a twist to every routine. Her acts are unique, glamorous & entertaining. She is a little bit naughty but totally nice showgirl who has entertained audiences from New Zealand & Australia to the USA & Europe.
She is a popular figure within the New Zealand burlesque scene appearing across the country regularly for a variety of different types of events. The combination of Ruby’s dynamic performances, high quality tattoo art with beautiful lavish sparkling burlesque costumes is a crowd pleaser!
In 2015 Ruby headlined the New Zealand Burlesque Festival & took home the “Favourite Strip Tease” award for her act “Wadjet” at the annual Golden Garters awards. Ruby has won multiple awards over her 7 years of performing including Queen of the New Zealand Burlesque Festival 2013 (a full list of awards can be found here).
She is available for events and shows, private functions and corporate events, as well as her ever popular Hen’s Night Burlesque Parties. For all bookings & enquiries please email firstname.lastname@example.org or use the contact page.
2017 will see Ruby launch her own line of handmade customisable mix’n’match burlesque costume pieces ready for customers to add their own embellishments to and create their own unique looks. Ruby learned how to sew from her mother at a young age and has been sewing ever since, including pieces for a vast number of her costumes & sometimes the whole costume!
As well as performing her own entertaining and original brand of burlesque Ruby Ruin is also producer of Nillionaires Club, a project raising funding to help struggling artists reach their goals; founder & director of The Big Burlesque Blowout, a full weekend of shows and workshops; founder & producer of “Tease on Tour”, a show visiting towns all over New Zealand in 2018; and co-director / producer of Tease & Trouble Productions, “Burlesquercise New Zealand” dance fitness classes with 7 centres across NZ and counting & “Grand Tease New Zealand” – New Zealand’s biggest burlesque competition! In addition to these Ruby has some other burlesque projects to released later on in 2017.
In her spare Ruby dabbles with DJing and has been known to step behind the lens, taking photos of wonderful people.