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

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Photos

  • Epic Geek Battle with Fire
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  • Epic Geek Battle with Fire
  • Epic Geek Battle with Fire
  • Epic Geek Battle with Fire
  • Epic Geek Battle with Fire
  • Epic Geek Battle with Fire

Videos

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

- Another Castle

Upcoming Performances

Chicago Nerd Comedy Festival - Raks Geek

Chicago Nerd Comedy Festival

Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 9:00pm

Stage 773
1225 W. Belmont | Chicago, IL 60657

We're bringing our favorite bellydancing Wookiee and Kylo Ren to the Chicago Nerd Comedy Festival, which features an eclectic line up of shows and events where nerds of all kinds unite. Shirley Blazen and Insane Ian join us for the 9pm slot.


Chicago Charity Muggle Quidditch Cup - Raks Geek

Chicago Charity Muggle Quidditch Cup

Monday, May 28 at 3:00pm (rules at 2pm)

Devonshire Park
4422 Greenwood St | Skokie, IL 60076

We're making an appearance at halftime during the 3rd Annual Chicago Charity Muggle Quidditch Cup! All proceeds go to the EDGE Constellation project.


Raks Inferno: Bellydance + Fire - Uptown Underground: Bellydance and Fire Performance, April 5, 2018, May 3, 2018, June 7, 2018

Raks Inferno

Thursday, June 7, 2018 at 7:30pm (doors at 7pm)

Uptown Underground
4707 N. Broadway | Chicago, IL 60640
Tickets: $22-$39
Ages 21+

"When sexy meets dangerous, it’s badass.” Join Raks Inferno (a Raks Geek project) for unique shows every month featuring firespinners and bellydancers who have performed around the world, dazzling and inspiring audiences from Germany to Morocco, Costa Rica to the Czech Republic! We won't nerd out this show, but we will seduce you with fearless, bold bellydance and fire.

THIS WEEK ONLY: Get 15% off tickets!
Use code RAKS.

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Raks Geek: Geek + Bellydance + Fire - Uptown Underground: Nerd Bellydance and Fire Performance, June 16, 2018 - Smoke + Wonders

Raks Geek: Smoke + Wonders

Saturday, June 16, 2018: 10:00pm (doors at 9:30pm)

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

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

Wonder Woman charges onto the battlefield every man insists she ignore. Calcifer fails to burn anyone's bacon. Thor throws around his hammer (and fire). Join the Chicago Reader's Best Dance Troupe 2017 (runner-up) in our new, later time slot for as we explore gods, midi-chlorians, and superheroes with bellydance and fire.

THIS WEEK ONLY: Get 15% off tickets!
Use code TICO.

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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.