The Dancer is a type of character role in any story, fictional or non-fictional. The character-type is any male or female who routinely engages in the activity or art of dancing. This character type can also describe a job held by a supporting or main character in a fictional or non-fictional story. The dancer can range from traditional dance styles and profession, to more modern styles. The title might also allude to an individual who performs in exhibitionist-styled performances such as burlesque or exotic. The age of a dancer can range from children to elderly, depending on dance styles involved.