"Absolutely electric!" - Third Coast Review
Intimate shows. Underground theatre.
Join Raks Inferno for unique shows featuring firespinners, bellydancers, and circus artists who have performed around the world, dazzling and inspiring audiences from Germany to Morocco, Costa Rica to the Czech Republic! "When sexy meets dangerous, it’s badass.” (Returning guests: Note our new, later time!)
After the show: Enjoy a specialty cocktail, get a photo to take home, and meet the performers!
"Mesmerizing to watch and a joy to behold." - Uncanny Magazine
"It’s a caliber of show you could easily be paying more money for in a bigger space, but have a chance to see up close and personal." - Third Coast Review
Limited capacity. Vaccinated patrons only.
This show is limited to fully vaccinated patrons. Patrons will be required to show proof of vaccination (i.e. vaccine record card or photo/copy of card + photo ID) for entry. Limited tickets available - the theatre will be at no more than 50% capacity.
Founded by Dawn Xiana Moon, Raks Inferno (a Raks Geek project) showcases the talents of bellydancers and object manipulators who are each stars in their own right: They've performed everywhere from the Spain to Argentina and dance for hundreds of people every week.
Company members include Kamrah, who has taught and performed at Tribal Fest (the largest fusion bellydance festival in the world); Lee Na-Moo, winner of the 2010 Chicago Oriental Dance Competition, member of modern/contemporary company Joel Hall Dancers, and touring cast with Bellydance Evolution; Gaea Lady, who won "Best Debut" and "Most Classic" at the Burlesque Hall of Fame in 2016 and is ranked internationally in the Top 50 Most Influential Burlesque Artists (2018, 2019); Michi Trota, Hugo Award winner and former board member of the Chicago Full Moon Fire Jams; and director Dawn Xiana Moon, who was named "Best Stage Performer" (2019, 2020) and "Best Dancer" (2019) by the Chicago Reader and recently appeared on Britain's Got Talent