Michael Benning is a junior Marketing and English major who hails from Indianapolis, Indiana. He has been with IMPROVment since his freshman year, and had previously studied improvisational comedy through the Comedy Sportz High School League. In addition to performing, Michael serves as IMPROVment’s treasurer and works with marketing and promotion for the troupe. When he isn’t onstage improvising his heart out or flipping through the Wall Street Journal, Michael likes to spend his time with his guitars and his origami paper. He is a firm believer in market-based economies, Weezer’s blue album, the works of Aldous Huxley, and the art of Gustave Dore.