Kate Rigazio

Abby Chafe: Authenticity in art

When Abby Chafe received word that the cast list for Miami University’s “The Wild Party” had been posted, she ducked out of her physics class early. When she arrived at the list, Abby’s eyes went straight for the ensemble. Being a freshman, that was the best role she was hoping to get. Abby quickly realized her name was not listed among the ensemble. She stood for a moment, wondering if she had not been cast at all, but then saw her name next to the character Queenie, the show’s leading lady. Once the initial shock wore off, the hard...

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Humans of Oxford: Brandon Fogel: A Great Presence

Brandon Fogel darts around Pearson 128, setting up the next improv game by fielding suggestions from the audience. He is boisterous and charismatic, talking to the audience as if they were his old friends. His sharp wit and quick jabs at random spectators only add to this feeling. Mind you, this is no fake stage persona, this is simply Brandon. He is a great presence. Brandon is an active member in Associated Student Government, Sketched Out Improv, 4 Paws For Ability, the Center for Business Leadership, Honors, Business Honors and AEI Executive Council, and he is an undergraduate assistant...

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