Help keep Bellies for Bellies going!  We are looking for sponsors so we can continue this wonderful event.....


Welcome Esther White, Dennis Maberry, Therese Wyatt, Karrie Bauter, Kimberly Harper, and Carrie Zelesky!

 This showcase has featured members of the Midwest Belly Dance Community and across the states.


Photo shoots are available with Amy Rankin before show begins.  You must pre-inquire to sign up for your session.

Doors open/Shopping/Henna begins at 6:00pm

Showcase begins at 7:00pm

Tickets are $8.50 or $7.00 with proof of being student, faculty, or Alumni.

Tickets can be purchased at the door.


Bellies for Bellies is a fund raiser for By Grace Orphan and Disabled Centre in Nairobi, Kenya (where our hosts, Pixie Fennessey/H.O.P.E. club and Arikah Peacock/Ees'aBella BellyDance, have done volunteer work) as well as Northeast Community Fund in Decatur, IL, a local food pantry. The showcase  has featured dancers, musicians, and more from Central IL to Las Vegas, Seattle, and Chicago and this year presents artists throughout central IL!  Shopping begins at 6pm and the showcase is held from 7pm-9pm. SAVE THE DATE FOR THIS YEAR'S BELLIES FOR BELLIES, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2017.

Our Vendors and sponsors:

 H.O.P.E club, Stand up for Grace, Amira's Dance and Design, Decatur Body Art, and Ees'aBella BellyDance.

Vendor spaces available now.  You will receive a 10 x 10 space with tables and chairs provided.. You may set up and be open 1 hour before and during workshops as well as the showcase.  Sunday please have all items removed by 4pm because the doors will lock. Please purchase your space below. (If you are having trouble on mobile please click "view full site")

This year's vendors!


Irie Tribal

Ees'aBella BellyDance (with guest Tarot reader, Beverly Oberline/appointments appreciated)

Amira's Dance and Design

H.O.P.E. club

Stand up for Grace

 Please see WWW.STANDUPFORGRACE.ORG to learn how you can help!


Want to perform in our show? See the information below:

Performer Inquiries are now accepted. 

 Please include the following in an email to

Group Name, # of performers, City/State, Contact person with contact information, song name and artist of music with stated length of song, a photo of the group, stage directions, props to be used (if applicable), and any other important information about your act.  Two workshop purchases must be made per performer to be considered a spot in the Bellies for Bellies showcase and we appreciate your respect and understanding of this request!