Magician Entertains Troops in the Middle East

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MAY 17, 2024 COLUMBUS AREA MAGICIAN ENTERTAINS TROOPS IN THE MIDDLE EAST A resident of Hilliard, Comedian and Magician Michael Kent, recently returned from the Middle East where he was asked by The U.S. Navy’s MWR (Morale, Welfare and Recreation) Dept. and Navy Entertainment to present his show to service members stationed at NSA Bahrain and on-board an active aircraft carrier at sea.  “It’s the greatest honor to perform for these folks,” said Kent, a 2001 graduate of The Ohio State University. Many of them haven’t been home in a long time, and in the case of … Read more

A Show Review of Michael Kent at Brevard College

I’ll be honest, the reviewer in this is a close friend of mine, but you’ll see clips of this show, honest audience reactions and even feedback from college students after my show! Transcript: “ I come here to laugh, but like it like really surprised me. It’s actually really good.” Jonathan: One of the coolest parts of the job is getting to travel all over the world and get to see all parts of the country and get to see friends that are everywhere across the continent. What’s even better is when one of my friends is on the road in … Read more


For my next trick: An evening with Michael Kent during friends and family weekend Posted by Rebecca Vanderkooi on October 6, 2021 in News, Student Life via FSU Torch Award winning comedy magician, Michael Kent, returned to Ferris this past week to put on a show for Friends and Family week.   Approximately 150 students and their families attended the Friday evening event held in the Williams Auditorium.   Dominic Parrish, a junior involved with Entertainment Unlimited, the organization who put on the event, explained that Kent has toured at Ferris before, and they were eager to have him back for Friends and Family week.   “We’ve had [a] good … Read more


Updated July 14, 2020 We’ve compiled a list of a few of the changes being made to successfully and safely produce an in-person Michael Kent magic show. It’s extremely important to us that the attendees of your event are safe, comfortable and aware of precautions being made to limit their exposure. In-person events will be a scary thing for many people who have been quarantining since March and it’s crucial not only to take these steps, but to also let them know that we are taking their health seriously. We recommend consulting the CDC Guidelines for Events and Gatherings for … Read more

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