Ruby Room Studio

The Ruby Room Studio offers dance and burlesque classes in Dallas from some of the top performers in the industry.

Train like a showgirl and learn how to dance like a true star.

With years of dance training and experience, our instructors offer a uniquely specialized program that is fun and challenging for all levels. Ruby Room offers a variety of burlesque, dance and fitness classes all designed to help you meet your fitness goals while unleashing your inner showgirl. Ruby Room Studio – serving Dallas since 2010. 

Grab your ruby slippers, your journey begins now...

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Our Staff

All of our teachers are professional dancers who have a passion for dance, and for teaching others to dance. In addition to being highly accomplished in their fields, they are also energetic, positive and caring people. 

Missy Lisa

Missy Lisa is an award winning showgirl, instructor and entrepreneur. She is the founder of burlesque super troupe, The Ruby Revue, creator of the very successful Dallas Burlesque Festival and Houston Burlesque Festival is also the owner of the Ruby Room studio, Dallas’ premiere alternative dance studio. Seductive and talented, Missy Lisa’s diverse acts have earned her fans from coast to coast. She was crowned “Miss Viva Las Vegas” in 2013, won “Most Classic” at the Burlesque Hall of Fame in 2014 and was named one of the Top 20 Burlesque Performers in the World by 21st Century Burlesque Magazine. Missy Lisa continues to perform every month with The Ruby Revue at the House of Blues Dallas and Houston and she regularly performs in New York City and tours nationwide.

Layla Stardust

Layla began her dance journey in 1991 at the age of 5, and started competing at the age of 6. She has studied, and competed in, tap, ballet, jazz, lyrical, hip hop, clogging, and modern dance, among other genres. She was a member of the “Encore! Elite Dance Company” for over ten years, and attended Dallas’ Arts magnet school, “Booker T. Washington, High School for the Visual and Performing Arts” for dance, under the direction of Lily Cabatu Weiss. Layla joined the Ruby Room studio in 2013, and is currently teaching all levels in tap, jazz, ballet and burlesque, and is also serving as assistant artistic director for The Ruby Revue and company manager for the Ruby Room Studio Dance Company.

Lily Liqueur

Lily Liqueur has been leaving audiences shaken & stirred since she shimmed her way into the scene in 2010. She has performed in numerous burlesque festivals as well as toured the first George R.R. Martin approved Game of Thrones burlesque tour as The Mother of Dragons. Starting the burlesque scene in Norfolk, Va she helped to teach and spread the love of body confidence and neo-classic burlesque. Last year she moved to Dallas, TX to continue and further her career with The Ruby Revue. Currently she works at the Ruby Room studio and continues performing all over the country! Come get a sip of this tall drink of tease!

Niecy Clay

Niecy Clay is a teacher turned fitness connoisseur. Ambassador, trainer, competitor, influencer, Niecy has worn several hats on her path to develop a premier fitness hub, and amidst all of her leadership roles, she still aims to ensure that each of her students feel they have a lifelong partner in reaching their personal goals. She truly embodies the healthy lifestyle, and inspires other women daily to do the same.

Ungela James

Ungela James is a native from Little Rock, AR who recently moved to Dallas, TX. Ungela has been dancing non-stop for over 20 years. She has trained under wonderful teachers and artists such as, Jennifer Maddox, Iyun Harrison, Cecil Slaughter, Bill Hastings, and just recently Missy Lisa. Ungela has been trained in jazz, modern, hip hop, ballet, and burlesque dance. She specializes in Pom routines for teams, fitness classes and private lessons for various styles.

Sam Vazquez

Sam Vazquez is the Ruby Room Studio Manager and Co-Captain of the Ruby Revue.  Sam has over 20 years of dance experience, having studied at several studios as well as attended Booker T Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, and received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Dance from The University of Texas at Austin. Her dance background includes ballet, contemporary, jazz, and tap. Throughout her career, Sam has had the pleasure of competing with nationally ranked dance companies, performing in international dance conferences in Greece and Austria, and even delighting audiences in the middle of the ocean with Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines!

Marissa Jeffcoat

Marissa grew up in the Dallas/Fort Worth area & graduated high school from Carrollton Christian Academy in 2007. From the very first time she laid eyes on a ballerina she was mesmerized. Marissa told her mom that she wanted to grow up to be just like them. At the age of three she started her first ballet/tap combo class. In second grade she began her journey at the dance studio she would call home for the rest of her life: Kitty Carter’s Dance Factory. Kitty & the teachers there helped developed her love, dedication, skill & passion for dance all the way up until she graduated high school. She followed this passion for dance & the arts by moving to Georgia to attend Savannah College of Art & Design. She studied modern & ballet under a talented professor who encouraged her to developed the conceptual side of her art. Marissa was in multiple shows, performances & films while in school & graduated in 2011 from SCAD with a BFA in Painting. Passion about what you do, where you are & who you surround yourself with is extremely important to her. Aesthetics & visual expression are what drives her at her core. She wants to help others be able to convey their own means of creative expression, whatever that outlet might be.

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Book your Holiday Party today!

Bachelorette Parties, Birthday Parties, Girls’ Night Out, & more!  

Kick off your party by learning the art of burlesque from our experienced instructors. Then pop the champagne to celebrate your special occasion with your guests!

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