What is Islands?
The year is 2512. The human species has survived nuclear amargeddon - sort of. The survivors on a small Pacific island have rebuilt civilization the best they could. An oligargy of ruling intellectuals control the hearts and minds of the population in order to guide it into the future. Everything seems peaceful in this island paradise. But are the citizens as happy as they seem to be? Or are there darker forces at work....
A reporter with training in law and memetics. Known for her extensive interview preparation and refusal to let subjects get away with false statements and rhetorical tricks. Surviving an interview with Claire is considered a political right of passage.
The role of Claire is performed by Jane Smyth. Jane is a Toronto based actor/writer/director with a keen interest in theatre work that crosses into and combines with other media and art forms. She has just recently become a full collective member having acted in FOE (2007) and directed Brief for A Night of Brevity (2008). She was the Dramaturge and Production Manager for the May 2009 production of John/Yoko Bed Piece. Jane also designs jewelry in her spare time.