Halloween Jam at Mar Vista Farmer's Market.


October 25, 2009 - Our first outside Family Dance Jam at the Mar Vista Farmer's Market for their Halloween Festival! Ilaan and Ally joined forces in leading the experience and actor Joe Hernandez-Kolski was the talented MC of the day.

March 17, 2012 - Ilaan Egeland Mazzini facilitated a jam at Royal/T Cafe as part of their exhibition, TAG! You're It! Families from all over Los Angeles came to check out FDJ, groove in the hip gallery space and eat yummy food in the cafe. 

Family Dance Jam was such a treat to work with!!  WOW!! They really know how to get folks moving and engaging regardless of age, size, ethnicity etc.  I can't wait for the next one!
Jessica M. Ramos - 
Community Arts Resource (CARS)


Ilaan Mazzini and the amazing players of Family Dance Jam are a vibrant group of artists who bring soul and self to getting everybody moving and in to the moment. Their sense of, creativity,  fun and spirit are infectious  and even the shyest find themself a part of the groove. We love Family Dance Jam!
Diana Rodgers - Market Manager 
Mar Vista Farmer's Market


FDJ has been a terrific addition to the Family program at Westfield MainPlace.  The perfect combination of fun games and good music has made Family Dance Jams "can't miss" events for our customers. 
Zanne Augur-Daniels - Marketing Director 
Westfield MainPlace 

Family Dance Jam is great way to engage kids in movement at a low-risk level. Parents also get to learn creative and fun approaches to interactive activity with their kids. The best thing is that anybody is welcome! I have fun as a professional dancer, and some of the kids' moves still show me up! If you can't get there for the dancing, then get there for the yummy potluck! This group doesn't hold back when it comes to groove and flavor.

Jones Welsh
Making Faces Productions


I was blown away by the energy and joy in the audience. It was a real delight to watch.

Michael Fritzen, Head of Family Programs
Skirball Cultural Center


Family Dance Jam brought loads of energy to the Center and created a unique opportunity for the entire family to get up and dance!
Tammy Billings - Marketing Director
Westfield Topanga 


What a great program! Can't think of better family entertainment. As the mother of an 8 year old boy, it is so much fun to get on the dance floor and dance with him. Great bonding time, and a great way to spend an evening with other great families. Thanks very much for keeping your program going and inviting us! 
Laurie Agard - Parent 

It was a fun and different way for us to connect as a family.
Sarah Baum-Lopez - Parent                          

Email us to host a Family Dance Jam! familydancejam@gmail.com  
For more information: familydancejam@gmail.com or 310-902-2081.
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