- Bachelor of Arts, Oberlin College, 1995
- Master of Fine Arts, University of Washington, 2005
Justin Emeka works professionally as an actor, writer, director, and capoeirista. His directing credits include Dutchman, The Glass Menagerie, Macbeth,A Raisin in the Sun, and StopKiss, directed at Oberlin during the spring of 2006. In addition, Mr. Emeka creates original works including Sankofa Theater, Pressure: A Hip-Hop Theater Experience, Where the Wild Things At! and The Revolution Will Not Be Televised! Mr. Emeka is a member of Actors Equity and has performed at the Yale Repertory Theatre, ACT, the Intiman Theater, Seattle Children’s Theater, Langston Hughes Performing Arts Center , and the Seattle Group Theater. He has studied Capoeira Angola for over 10 years, and was one of the first students of Mestre Jurandir in the United States .