Stripper stripper or exotic dancer is a person whose occupation involves performing striptease in a public adult entertainment venue such as a strip club. At times, a stripper may be hired to perform at videos bachelor daughter walks around nude or other private event.
Modern Americanized forms of stripping minimize interaction by strippers with customers, reducing the importance of tease in the performance in favor of speed to undress strip.
The integration of the burlesque pole as a nearly ubiquitous prop has shifted the emphasis in the performance toward a more acrobatic, explicit nude compared to the slow-developing burlesque style. Most nude work in strip clubs. A "house dancer" works for a particular club or franchisewhile a "feature dancer" tends to have her own celebritytouring a videos circuit making appearances.
Entertainers dancers are often not actual employees of the club itself but perform as independent contractors. Until the s, strippers in Western cultures free almost invariably female, performing to male audiences.
Since then, male strippers have also become common. Certain male and female strippers also perform for LGBT audiences free well as for both sexes in pansexual contexts.
Before the s, dancers of both sexes appeared largely in underground clubs or as part of a theatre experience, but the practice eventually became common enough on its stripper.