Michael Bent

Senior Affiliated Faculty
Pronouns: (He/Him/His)
Michael Bent
Email Email michael_bent@emerson.edu

Mike Bent (Belmont, MA) started performing stand-up comedy when he was sixteen at the famous Ding Ho comedy club in Cambridge, MA. He has performed at comedy clubs and colleges throughout the U.S. as well as the White House and the Montreal Comedy Festival.

His television appearances include spots on NBC, ABC, CBS, HBO, Showtime, Comedy Central, and A&E. He is the author of The Everything Guide to Comedy Writing, and has served as a comedy consultant for Warner Brothers.



B.S., Emerson College

Areas of Expertise

  • Comedy
  • Literature
  • Publishing
  • Writing