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


Now hiring instructors for 2020!!!

 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 and videos may be ordered.  You must pre-inquire to sign up for your session.

Doors open/Shopping/Henna and more; 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, 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 from Chicago to 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, APRIL 20, 2019.

Our sponsors:

 H.O.P.E club, Stand up for Grace,Irie Tribal, 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")

2019's vendors so far!

Ees'aBella BellyDance

Decatur Body Art

Amira's Dance and Design

H.O.P.E. club

Stand up for Grace

Irie Tribal Dance Co.

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


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

Performer Inquiries will be accepted as soon as the workshop registration page is open. 

 At that time you will then 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!

Bellies for Bellies 2019 T-shirt

Pre-order here: