Phyllis Rose-Child is a life long lesbian. She took an early retirement to travel the US with her partner Mary. On her first visit to the Village, she joined the Forever Young Chorale. It was so much fun that she has been performing ever since. Presently, she sings with One Voice, New Stages, and is a stand-up comedian. She directs a weekly workshop, Creative Performance, at the Village. She also writes. She loves having a microphone in her hand and insists that if it’s not fun, don’t do it.