Firkins, Yvonne Millicent

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Firkins, Yvonne Millicent

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Yvonne Firkins was born April 13, 1891 in England and came to Vancouver in 1920. She was a founding member of the Little Theatre and was active in theatrical circles, mainly as a director and administrator. She was president of the B.C. Drama Association, founder of the Vancouver Ballet Society and originator of the B.C. Dance Festival. She was also a member of Theatre Under the Stars. From 1939-1945 she was the production manager of service shows for Pacific Command. In 1964 she opened The Arts Club Theatre. Firkins died Jan. 7, 1966.


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Revised 2015-12-03, SW




BC Death registration 66-09-001199 + other.

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