Aikan (pronounced "I Can") Performing Arts, provides high-quality performing arts training to youth and adults in a safe, fun, and friendly online environment. Since its inception in 2009, Aikan Performing Arts has reached over 1,000 students and workshop participants in the Philadelphia area.

Aikan Performing Arts’ acting classes are designed to teach participants how to become working actors!

Our dance classes give participants the opportunity to sharpen their skills or learn new dance genres.

We offer workshops in various locations that focus on specific areas of performing arts as well as fundraising events for our initiatives.

"Nakia, thank you for everything that you and your staff have done for my son Derek. As he participates in your program, I can't help but notice that his stage presence, emotional expression and improvisational skills have grown tremendously."


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Aikan Performing Artsrelies heavily on the generous support of people like you! There are many ways you can support us in our mission to enrich, inspire and transform lives through performing arts education.