In this dance the performer disrobes as she searches for an imaginary bee trapped within her garments.It is likely that the women performing these dances did not do so in an indigenous context, but rather, responded to the commercial climate for this type of entertainment.Strip clubs are venues where strippers provide adult entertainment, predominantly in the form of striptease or other erotic or exotic dances.Strip clubs typically adopt a nightclub or bar style, and can also adopt a theatre or cabaret-style. Profitability of strip clubs, as with other service-oriented businesses, is largely driven by location and customer spending habits.These shows were notable for their sophisticated choreography and for often dressing the girls in glitzy sequins and feathers.
Strip clubs are frequent targets of litigation around the world, and the sex industry, which includes strip clubs, is a hot button issue in popular culture and politics. The term "striptease" was first recorded in 1938, though "stripping", in the sense of women removing clothing to sexually excite men, seems to go back at least 400 years.
Though often a target of local authority harassment, some of these pubs survive to the present day.
An interesting custom in these pubs is that the strippers walk 'round and collect money from customers in a beer jug before each individual performance.
To avoid the prohibition, the models appeared in stationary tableaux vivants.
The Windmill girls also toured other London and provincial theatres, sometimes using ingenious devices such as rotating ropes to move their bodies round, though strictly speaking, staying within the letter of the law by not moving of their own volition.