Improv troupe to visit Xavier

By: Charlotte Cheek ~Staff Writer~ Mission IMPROVable, a nationally touring improv comedy group, will take the stage Friday night at the Kennedy Auditorium. Mission IMPROVable is a renowned improv group from Chicago. The group was voted Entertainer of the Year in 2013 and Best Comedy Artist in 2014 by Campus Activities Magazine Reader’s Choice Awards. According to Mission IMPROVable’s agent’s website, the actors pretend to be “agents” and the audience members are the “co-agents.” The agents must complete “missions” and participate in “hilarious theatre games.” Their website states that Mission IMPROVable is a “regular at festivals and colleges across the … Continue reading Improv troupe to visit Xavier

Claudia Keelan comes to Xavier

By: Aiyana Moore ~Staff Writer~ The Xavier University English Department is busy this fall with two returning series. The Ryan Writers Series and The Expressions of Gender film series works to expose students to artistic talents such as Claudia Keelan, poet and professor. The Ryan Writers Series is named in memory of Xavier alum Robert Ryan. Through the series, several poets are invited to Xavier each year to share their own poetry. Claudia Keelan, a teacher at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, has won the Beatrice Hawley Award and the Jerome Shestack prize for her poetry. She will visit … Continue reading Claudia Keelan comes to Xavier