Katie is in her early twenties when she decides to make the jump to London to pursue a Bachelor in Media Studies. Her life in the cosmopolitan metropolis is incredibly exciting, but also extremely expensive. Her call center job, asking people embarrassing questions about their health issues and relationship patterns, fails to make ends meet. She has to find a way to make more money. And quickly.
Katie takes the plunge and starts working as a pole dancer in a strip club. She finds herself thrust into the heart of the erotic industry, learning the tricks and the scams of the business, as well as the seductive art of the perfect striptease. During the day she is Katie, but at night she becomes the dancer, "Juliana Darling". She succeeds in making a lot of money and meets some incredible people, but Katie needs the Juliana persona to protect herself from her new life. Little by little, however, the cracks in her armor are growing larger and larger...