Who Is Rosie?


Rosie Roche is a Chicago based burlesque performer who's been creating work with a multitude of companies since 2015. She is known for her electric audience connection, her comedic prowess, and innovative costuming.

Chicago has been kind to Rosie and she's had the great privilege to appear in hundreds of shows including Tooshie Touche, Crescent Moon Nerdlesque, PS…Burlesque, The Kiss Kiss Cabaret, Feva Pitch Productions Clipper Cabaret, Windy City Burlesque FestSmudged Lipstick Revue, Gorilla Tango Burlesque, and Chicago Beastwomen. In 2017 She co-produced The Pink Show with Vivi Valens. This show raised $1000 for The Pink Fund, which provides cost of living assistance to those affected by breast cancer. It was also voted a runner-up for best Special Theatrical Event by Broadway World Chicago. This success was made possible by the generosity of the performers, photographers, donors, and the staff at Uptown Underground.

In 2019 She appeared for the first time in Oregon and is happy to bring many of her acts traveling world wide.

Makeup Artist

Rosie is a character makeup artist with experience both on stage and screen. Her work is influenced strongly by live theater and fantasy, with a strong emphasis in shading and contrast. Click here to explore Rosie's makeup design work.