You can look, but you can't drink, and this law, according to a number of exotic dancers I spoke to, makes their jobs harder, less lucrative, and more dangerous. EverOut App The easiest way to find Seattle's best events. In , for instance, Seattle passed a law requiring dancers to stay a minimum of four feet away from customers. The next year, Seattle voters opted to overturn the rule, and the referendum campaign was funded by the strip clubs themselves. But those earning days are over. In Seattle, clubs make their money off the dancers themselves, who have to pay for the privilege of working. Stranger Tickets Buy tickets to events around Seattle.
Thea. Age: 27.
It's not that entertaining to come sit in a dark room and drink overpriced soda and get a girl in your lap.
Bristol. Age: 32.
Drunk bitches live striptease contest
Both Angelique and Aubrey have worked in clubs across the United States, and they say that Seattle is one of the most difficult and least lucrative cities to be a stripper, in no small part thanks to the statewide ban on alcohol sales. The lack of alcohol also changes the vibe. Without alcohol sales as a revenue for the clubs, they're making their money on the backs of the women who work for them.