Pasadena International Film Festival

April 10, 2017

Zakiya completed her first hosting job recently – conducting red carpet interviews at the Pasadena International Film Festival. Hosting came naturally for her, as she loves to meet new people and learn about them. She is excited to add this new skill to her resume and is excited for future hosting opportunities. Check out this…

Mozart in the Jungle

March 22, 2017

Have you checked out season 3 of Amazon’s hit series “Mozart in ¬†the Jungle”? Check out Zakiya as the Administrative Assistant in the season 3 finale!  

Iron Fist

March 22, 2017

Have you checked out Iron Fist on Netflix yet? You might see a familiar face when you tune in…. Check out Zakiya as Nurse Smith in episodes 1 & 2! ūüôā Pre-shoot!¬†It’s a wrap!

La La Land

February 14, 2017

Well folks, it happened. I moved to Los Angeles a week ago. The actual move happened rather suddenly, however, moving to the west coast had been on my heart for about a year. I wasn’t fully convinced that I should make the change, but around Thanksgiving, things started falling into place and here I am!¬†This…

Developmental readings

July 20, 2016

Zakiya has spent the last few weeks working on some exciting new projects. The first project was a reading for a new musical called “Remission”. ¬†The musical had three public readings as part of the NYMF Developmental Reading Series. ¬†An incredible creative team of all women included Rebekah M. Allen, composer, book¬†writer and lyricist, ¬†director…

Photo shoot

June 9, 2016

Zakiya recently spent the day shooting an ad campaign for a company with national success. ¬†This is her first professional job as a print model and she secured the job through Actors Access. ¬†Zakiya is a firm believer in actively pursuing opportunities on her own, as well as through her fantastic management team. ¬†This self…

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