Fonds AM1080 - Beatrix Caple fonds

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Beatrix Caple fonds

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  • 0.31 m of textual records
  • 73 photographs

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Beatrix Caple, more commonly known as Bice, was interested in all types of drama. A resident of Vancouver for many years, she was involved in the local theatre scene. She was a board member of both the B.C. Drama Association and the Playhouse Theatre Centre, President of the Community Children's Theatre, leader of the Entertainment and Hospitality Committee for the Dominion Drama Festival, and from 1965-1968 she served as Governor of the Dominion Drama Festival. Bice Caple collected programs of many of the productions she attended. She was also an amateur actress.

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The fonds consists of records both generated and acquired by Bice Caple. Included are personal correspondence and ephemera; records, general information and production programs of the Dominion Drama Festival, Playhouse Theatre Centre, Canadian Conference of the Arts, Vancouver International Festival and the Vancouver Children's Theatre; photographs of various performance casts; and clippings relating to reviews of productions in which Bice Caple acted. The records are organized into nine series and listed alphabetically by series title.

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