Phyllis Winnifred Manchester


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(b London, 7 Dec. 1906; d Cincinnati, 18 May 1998)

British dance critic and writer. She was ballet critic of Theatre World (1941–3), secretary to Marie Rambert (1944–6), and the author of Vic-Wells: A Ballet Progress (London, 1942) and The Rose and the Star (with Iris Morley, London, 1948). She was also co-editor (with A. Chujoy) of the Dance Encyclopaedia, 1967 edition. She taught dance history at the University of Cincinnati for 24 years.

Subjects: Dance.

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