"Absolutely electric!" - Third Coast Review

Celebrating AAPI Heritage Month with an Asian American cast!

Experience an intimate circus cabaret, nominated "Best of Chicago" by the Chicago Reader! Join Raks Inferno for a unique show featuring circus artists, fusion bellydancers, object manipulators, and more 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.”

Get your tickets - these shows often sell out!


  • Dawn Xiana Moon, who has sung the National Anthem for the Chicago Bulls and bellydanced on Britain's Got Talent
  • Caity, award-winning pole artist and contortionist who blends circus skills with ballet and contemporary dance
  • Lee Na-Moo, winner of the Chicago Oriental Dance Competition and touring cast with Bellydance Evolution and Joel Hall Dancers
  • Camille Leon, nationally-touring burlesque headliner bringing contemporary flow arts
  • Shalaka Kulkarni, who merges classical Indian dance forms Bharatnatyam and Kathak with contemporary dance

"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

Raks Inferno is a project of Raks Geek.



The Newport Theater (956 West Newport Avenue Chicago, IL 60657)

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May 18, 2024

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