Justin Michael Cooke

Last updated

March 24, 2019
 
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Biography

Justin is a Minneapolis-based actor and recent graduate of the MFA Acting program at Columbia University. He attended the University of Wisconsin - La Crosse where he earned a B.A. in Musical Theatre Performance and Arts Administration, after which he went on to work as the Administrative & Artist Relations Coordinator for the Boulder International Fringe Festival and as Production Manager for Ami Dayan's Maya Productions theater company. Justin has performed professionally in New York, Denver and the Twin Cities and he is also a founding member of Squeaky Wheelz Productions, an ensemble-based theater company located in New York. The company's first original production Someone Dies at the End premiered at the 2017 Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Since, SWP has expanded its programming to co-produce the second season of the web series The New Neighborhoodand continues to develop, preview and premier original works for both the stage and screen.

 

Justin made his Off-Broadway debut in March 2018 as Casca in Julius Caesar at Classic Stage Company, where he is currently on staff as a Resident Teaching Artist, and has since been welcomed back to his alma mater as an Associate Lecturer and Visiting Guest Artist at the University of Wisconsin - La Crosse.

Justin is a proud member of Actors' Equity Association.
Photo by Jorg Meyer.

Justin is a proud member of Actors' Equity Association.
Photo by Jorg Meyer.

Video

"Soul of a Man" - Kinky Boots

"Take a Chance On Me" - Little Women the Musical - Justin Michael Cooke

David - Untitled Pilot

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