An Interview with a College Magician Reveals the Ins and Outs of a Fast-Paced Performing Career Michael Kent, College Magician, has been performing a comedy magic show on America’s college campuses for more than a decade. Since that time, he’s become one of the top Comedy Magicians available for Campus Activities and has been referred to by Campus Activities Magazine as “one of the most respected and in-demand performers in the campus market.” In 2014, he was awarded the rare honor of being named both “Entertainer of the Year” by Campus Activities Magazine and “Magician of the Year” by The … Read more
There’s a reason Comedy Magician Michael Kent has been named ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR by Campus Activities Magazine and MAGICIAN OF THE YEAR by The Association for the Promotion of Campus Activities. Michael gives magic a facelift with irreverent comedy and satire. His unique style of performing magic has made him a FAVORITE in over 500 college campuses he’s visited. Michael has performed for audiences all over the globe – from Hollywood, California to US Troops serving overseas. Many colleges and universities book him YEAR AFTER YEAR because students can’t wait to see the show again! In a style reminiscent … Read more
I was very fortunate to have been asked by Navy Entertainment to go on tour entertaining our troops overseas during the month of November. My comedy magic show was seen by thousands of sailors and their families and I had a wonderful time! This year, I took time to get a lot of video of the entire tour! PART 1 PART 2 PART 3 PART 4 PART 5 PART 6 PART 7 PART 8 PART 9 Keep checking this space for updates as the tour continues…
Great news! As the 2016 Fall College Tour comes to a close, I’ll be leaving in November for a tour of American Naval Bases throughout Asia! This tour, my 4th International tour for the military, will take me through locations in several different Asian countries as the military celebrates it’s “Military Family Appreciation Month.” More info is available in the official press release to the right!
There are two chances to see me this Friday in Columbus, OH! First, I’ll be visiting Backstage Bistro to be a special guest on The Quiz Box Gameshow & Podcast! It’s a live trivia game show (similar to NPR’s “Wait Wait, Don’t Tell Me”) where I will be a special guest. The show starts at 8pm! Then at 9:30pm, I will be heading to The Southern Theatre to perform a 15 minute set at QFM96.3’s Live “Uncensored” Show! Tickets are still available and proceeds benefit the F.O.P. Foundation.
Here’s a preliminary list of cities on the 2016 Fall Tour! Fall is normally my busiest time of the year. In an average year, I tour between 30 and 40 cities between August and November and then take a nice long vacation in November. This year, I’ve decided to take most of November to go overseas to perform for our troops before Thanksgiving. Keep checking back! Also, see my official tour schedule for the most up-to-date information! If you’re interested in attending a show listed in your city, let me know. Many of these shows are on college … Read more
TUESDAY, JULY 26 8pm at Shadowbox Live’s Backstage Bistro! Tickets $5 Join Magician Michael Kent as he does his best to try to stump scientists Dan Mushalko and Robert Pyatt using prestidigitation (that means sleight of hand). If Michael can stump the scientists, does that mean magic is real?! Come to celebrate science, magic, and the occasional blurring of the lines between the two!
I stopped by WSYX FOX28/ABC6 to appear on Good Day Columbus with Marshall McPeek and Courtney Khondabi this week. We talked about my upcoming appearance on “Penn & Teller: Fool Us” and I performed a new trick with a lottery ticket!