Michael Bentt

Associate Movement Coach

A.R.T.: Debut. Michael Bentt is a boxer, writer, producer, actor, and director. Boxing decorations include: WBO world heavyweight champion (1993), 4 New
York Golden Gloves titles, 5 U.S. national championships, Sugar Ray Robinson Award, Pan American Games (boxing team captain), North American Championship gold medal, U.S. Goodwill Games (boxing team captain). Film/TV (selected credits): Ali (with Will Smith), Public Enemies (with Johnny Depp), State Property 2, Million Dollar Baby, Blue, Girlfight, "Saturday Night Live," "JAG," "Sons of Anarchy," "Firefly," Kid Shamrock (director), Broken (director), work with directors Michael Mann, Ron Shelton, Clint Eastwood, Sylvester Stallone, and Bill L. Norton. Boxing writing/ commentating (selected credits):, "Bert Sugar's Fight Game," ESPN, BBC. He has also mentored, served as a guest speaker, and conducted seminars for juvenile facilities across the country and co-instructed acting workshops with Anna Deveare Smith. Training: Northampton Community College (journalism and acting), Tina Sattin NYC.