Aikan students host actors from HBO’s “The Wire” during live panel discussion

The event will benefit the organization, which is dedicated to train and encourage thespians ages five and up
By: Aikan Entertainment
Nakia Dillard, Founder
Nakia Dillard, Founder
PHILADELPHIA - Jan. 28, 2015 - PRLog -- Philadelphia’s Aikan Entertainment will treat its acting students to an evening of excitement when it hosts a panel discussion on Thursday, January 29, 2015 at 7 p.m. at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Recreation Center located at 2101 Cecil B. Moore Avenue in Philadelphia.

The discussion will reunite several actors from the hit HBO series The Wire, such as Nakia Dillard, Joilet Harris, Christopher Mann, Kamal Bostic-Smith, and Brian Anthony Wilson. It will be hosted by noted acting coach Miranda Thompson.

“The idea is to share [with the students] the real-life experiences we face on a daily basis, as actors,” says Aikan founder Nakia Dillard. “We continually encourage the students, but we also want them to know the realities of the business…The panel discussion will allow them to ask open-ended questions and receive positive feedback.”

For more than three years, Aikan Entertainment has provided exceptional performing arts training to both children and adults alike. Its mission is “to enrich, inspire, and transform the lives of youth and adults through performing arts education and practice.” Its students hail from the Greater Philadelphia area.

To learn more about Aikan Performing Arts, or to enroll as a student, log onto (

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