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“Ruby Joule is a lissome and silky debutante with a talent for scandal. Her girlhood ballet lessons have now translated into daring cabaret moves, but her charm-school manners and joie de vivre keep her in good graces.”
Breathing life into her favorite role yet, Ruby is co-founder and headliner of The Jigglewatts Burlesque, based in Austin, Texas. Her style dances the spectrum from the whimsical to the enigmatic, and she is known for her effortless grace and the lavish glamour of her routines. She has performed at legendary Texas venues including Austin's Antone's, Stubb's, Esther's Follies, and Dallas' historic Texas Theatre and Lakewood Theatre. At the Texas Burlesque Festival, she won the award for "Most Original" and was nominated for the Lone Star and Garters Award in 2007, and received the “Best Costume” award in 2010. She was also a finalist for the Hot Rods & Heels "Performer of the Year 2010" award. Ruby has thrilled audiences around the country, performing at The Viper Room in Hollywood, the Double Down Saloon in Las Vegas, the historic KiMo Theatre in Albuquerque, and co-headlined the Bustout Burlesque show at The House of Blues in New Orleans.
Ruby is a native Austinite with extensive experience in dance, theatre and film. Early training includes many years of classical ballet at Ballet Austin Academy and later, nine years of traditional Polynesian dance with Tropical Productions Company. Her theatrical career includes starring roles in many prominent Austin productions and in film, she starred as Charity in the feature comedy thriller, Z: A Zombie Musical, was featured in The 2 Bobs, A Mind of its Own, Natural Selection and also the ABC series The Deep End. She has also appeared in countless short films and music videos, including “I’m Not Dead Yet” by Riverboat Gamblers, and “New Morning” by Alpha Rev. She has appeared on the covers of Pin Curl Magazine and Space Squid Magazine, and in the pages of The Economist and Wall Street Journal in vintage inspired ads. A featured model for Timeless Trends Corsetry, Emily Clay Corsets, Dakota's Vintage, and Pony-Cha Paris, she also graced the pages of Bachelor Pad Magazine in a Mad Men inspired pictorial.