Jodi Balfour – Claire

Jodi BalfourBorn and raised in South Africa, Jodi spent her early youth working in Cape Town’s burgeoning theatre and television industry. In 2009 she graduated with a BA in Theatre and Performance from the University of Cape Town. It did not take long for people to take notice of this talent. Upon graduating Jodi landed a supporting role in the BAFTA nominated BBC mini-series The Sinking Of The Laconia. Jodi officially had the film bug and brought it with her to Vancouver in 2010. Since her arrival she has been an actress in demand, having worked on such acclaimed projects as SyFy’s Sanctuary, The CW’s Supernatural, Director Shunji Iwai’s Vampire and The Hub’s R.L. Stine’s The Haunting Hour.

Most recently Jodi landed the coveted lead role as Gladys Witham in the much anticipated WWII series Bomb Girls. Since its release Bomb Girls has proved to be one of Canada’s highest rated shows, averaging an impressive 1.4 million viewers.

ClaireWhen she is not acting, Jodi applies her creativity to co-owning Nelson the Seagull, a gem of a coffee shop that focuses on organic coffees and incredible fresh breads.