Michael Kent Helps Raise Money for Ugandan Orphanage

From The Paper, THE WOODLANDS, TX – The John Cooper School Class of 2020 is hoping to “Pack the GPAC” on Friday, January 18 for a night of MAGIC that will raise funds for the Berakhah Orphanage in Uganda. Comic and magician Michael Kent will dazzle and entertain audiences with humor, satire and an expert sleight of hand. Kent is known for making a comedic spin on the ancient art of magic. Michael was named Entertainer of the Year by Campus Activities Magazine and Magician of the Year by APCA. He was recently featured on the hit television show “Penn & Teller: Fool … Read more

Columbus Magicians Battle at Shadowbox Live!

Two of the top magicians in the country both claim Columbus as their home. Having both appeared on the hit television show, “Penn & Teller: Fool Us!,” magicians Erik Tait and Michael Kent compete in an epic battle of magic – LIVE in front of your eyes! Judges pick the props, Erik and Michael do their magic, and the audience gets to vote to help determine the winner of each battle. About the performers: Michael Kent: Comedian and Magician Michael Kent gives the ancient art of magic an irreverent and satirical facelift. He has performed for audiences all over the … Read more

Corporate Magician Booking – 5 Tips

So you’d like to hire a corporate magician to entertain at your corporate event. Here are 5 things to know! Before we begin, a little about corporate magician, Michael Kent: Michael is a comedian and magician from Columbus, OH who performs full-time and tours internationally year-round. While he may be known for performing in America’s colleges and universities, Michael has also performed several hundred shows as a corporate magician, entertaining prestigious groups like Disney, Citizen Watch Co., Bulova, Ernst & Young, AT&T, PwC, Honda, Pepsi Co., and hundreds more. You can read just a few of the glowing reviews from these … Read more

Funny Magician Michael Kent Dazzling 3 Cities

Funny Magician Michael Kent will present his show in Radford, VA, Indianapolis, IN and Manhattan, KS in upcoming weeks. His comedy magic style has been seen on The CW Network’s “Penn & Teller: Fool Us!”, in over 500 colleges in 47 states and 15 countries. Having been named Entertainer of the Year and Magician of the Year, he is one of America’s Top Funny Magicians. His show includes fast-paced audience interaction, comedy routines, improvisation, mind-reading and story-telling. Highlights from the show include his famous “Chicken Trick” and the “Multiplying Bottles,” which he performed on national television for famous Funny Magicians … Read more

Being a College Magician

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

Michael Kent: Comic, Magician, Smart@$$!

There’s a reason 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 of a … Read more

Video Updates from Navy Tour | Military Entertainment

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 4th time providing military entertainment for troops overseas, 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…

Michael Kent to Entertain US Troops Throughout Asia

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!

Two Guest Appearances in Columbus on Friday!

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.