Through detailed and cleverly analysed case studies, Kate Holmes' book highlights female solo aerialists of the 1920s and early 1930s and their status as internationally popular performers in the largest live mass entertainment of the period in the UK and USA.
About the Author
Kate Holmes is a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the University of Exeter. Her aerial research explores contemporary and historical audience experience from a practitioner-perspective, using approaches that include examining space, gender, and exercise history. Her research has appeared in journals, including New Theatre Quarterly and Early Popular Visual Culture, and in edited collections.