rain_dance has definitions from the field of dance
[ noun ] (dance) a ritual dance intended to bring rain

Used in print

(Frank Oppenheimer, "Science and Fear-- A Discussion...)

I believe that what I do has some effect on his actions and I have learned , in_a_way , to commune with drunks , but certainly my actions seem to resemble more nearly the performance of a rain_dance than the carrying_out of an experiment in physics .