Certain male and female strippers also perform for LGBT audiences as well as for both sexes in pansexual contexts.
The integration of the burlesque pole as a nearly ubiquitous prop has shifted the emphasis in the performance toward a more acrobatic, explicit expression compared to the slow-developing burlesque style. A "house dancer" works for a particular club or franchise, while a "feature dancer" tends to have her own celebrity, touring a club circuit making appearances.
Entertainers (dancers) are often not actual employees of the club itself but perform as independent contractors.
Aside from advertising for striptease services outside the club, an unknown percentage of strippers also work in other aspects of the sex industry.
This can include erotic and nude modeling, pornography, escorting, and in some cases prostitution. S., the use of strip clubs to facilitate sex for hire is much more common, and stripping is viewed in those settings as advertising for sexually oriented services performed in private areas of the club or off premises.
Dancers learn a set of rules, such as: never leave money unattended; never leave the club with a customer; and never refuse a table dance.
As long as she can "sell" herself, she is capable of becoming an exotic dancer. By the 1980s, the pole dancing and highly-explicit imagery associated with today's performers was widely accepted and frequently portrayed in film, television, and theater.Most clubs have a dancer rotation where each dancer in turn will perform for one or more songs in a fixed sequence which repeats during a shift.More informal clubs will have dancers take turns when a stage becomes empty or have a free flow of entertainers where the stage has any number of entertainers who wander off and on at will.Performances are usually fully choreographed, involve dance routines and a costume of some sort.Strippers perform striptease for a number of reasons, predominantly to make money.Some strippers will only strip for private engagements and do not have a regular affiliation with a strip club.