Vancouver’s Burlesque Sweetheart
Serving up hips, thighs and bedroom eyes Ruthe Ordare has been a mainstay in the bustling Vancouver burlesque scene since 2011. Dubbed the Canadian Meringue for being light on her feet and twice as sweet, Ruthe serves up classic glamour with a contemporary pulse.
Internationally, Ruthe has been awarded “Best Solo” at the 2014 Texas Burlesque Festival and “Best Duo” at the 2014 Oregon Burlesque Festival. She has also performed at the Burlesque Hall of Fame’s Movers, Shakers & Innovators showcase in 2015 & 2017 and the Tournament of Tease in 2013. She’s has performed Nationally and Internationally at festivals in Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, Toronto, Minneapolis MN, Portland OR, Austin, TX and Las Vegas NV.
In Vancouver, Ruthe is a founding member of the all Indigenous burlesque troupe Virago Nation. When not on the stage, she can be found in the studio at the Vancouver Burlesque Centre where she shares her love of the jiggle!