Media

"'Let the Wookiee dance' indeed." - MSN.com

Selected Press

"This is exactly how you wanted to see a Wookiee your entire life!"

- WGN-TV

"This group of world-class bellydancers differentiates themselves from the crowd with a geeky shtick that covers fandoms from Trek to Dr. Who and Portal. And again, they’re amazingly talented."

- Third Coast Review

"Lifelong geeks who bring a love and expertise in science fiction, technology, research science, and comics."

- Broadway World

"The coolest dance company on Earth."

- Jedi Funtime

"There is no show in Chicago I can recommend more."

- Mighty Ink Comics

"The performers blend artistic and technical mastery with their favorite themes from nerd culture, resulting in performances that are mesmerizing to watch and a joy to behold. "

- Uncanny Magazine

"Don't hesitate to see this show!"

- ChicagoNow

"These aren’t just some cosplayers that thought they could dance. No. Raks Geek is a group of professionals who have performed all over the world, from Spain to Argentina. Their members have won awards from all over. They perform hundreds of shows every year and have been featured on MSN, The Daily Mail, and UK Channel 4."

- Tabletop Gaming News

"Imagine all your favorite geekery blended with fire spinning and belly dance. Yes, it’s a sight to behold.

- Mighty Ink Comics

"If you ever wanted to see a bellydancing Wookiee, this is where you look."

- Bleeding Cool

"Set phasers to stunning."

- The Daily Mail (UK)

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 Incredible cast of talent... These performers bring our kind of fandom alive... 

- Another Castle

Upcoming Performances

Raks Inferno: Fire + Flow Arts + Bellydance at Uptown Underground: First Thursdays at 7:30pm

Raks Inferno

First Thursdays at 7:30pm: Sept. 6, Oct. 4 (doors at 7pm)

Uptown Underground
4707 N. Broadway | Chicago, IL 60640
Tickets: $25-$39
Ages 21+

NOTICE: All Uptown Underground shows have been canceled due to the theatre's sudden closure.

We're working on finding a new theatre home - stay tuned!


Raks Geek: Geek + Bellydance + Fire - Uptown Underground: Nerd Bellydance and Fire Performance, October 26, 2018 - Twisted Tales

Raks Geek: Twisted Tales

Friday, October 26, 2018: 10:00pm (doors at 9:30pm)

Uptown Underground
4707 N. Broadway | Chicago, IL 60640
Tickets: $25-$39
Ages 21+

NOTICE: All Uptown Underground shows have been canceled due to the theatre's sudden closure.

We're working on finding a new theatre home - stay tuned!


Raks Geek has performed at venues including the University of Chicago, Gen Con, Wizard World Chicago, Uptown Underground, Sidewalk Festival of Performing Arts, Mayne Stage, Chi-Fi, Viaduct Theatre, Prop Thtr, Chicago TARDIS, Public House Theatre, and Kenosha Public Library. Our bellydancers and flow artists/firespinners have also performed at venues including the The Field Museum, Untitled, Tribal Fest (Sebastopol, CA), Metro, Alhambra Palace, University of Illinois - Chicago, International Festival of Oriental Dance (Spain), Atomic Lollipop (Canada), Chicago Full Moon Fire Jam, Envision Festival (Costa Rica), and Bellydance Evolution (Germany) as soloists and with other performance companies.