'Luigi Jazz' Masterclasses (All Levels) with Francis J. Roach

by Pineapple Dance Studios

Pineapple Dance Studios is thrilled to host an exclusive series of Masterclasses this July featuring Francis J. Roach, the distinguished Artistic Director and lifelong assistant at the Luigi Jazz Centre in New York.

Francis is the world’s only official teacher of the Luigi Jazz dance technique, a unique and revered method developed by Luigi, complete with his original choreography and music. This special opportunity allows dancers to learn directly from Francis, who has dedicated his career to preserving and teaching Luigi’s artistic vision. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to immerse yourself in the Luigi Jazz dance technique.

Secure your place today and step into a transformative learning experience this July at Pineapple!

Dates & times:
July 19th 2024 (7.15 - 8.45pm)
July 20th 2024 (1.45 - 3pm)
21st  2024 (1 - 2.30pm)
22nd  2024 (12am - 1pm)
Price: £15 per person per workshop

About Francis J. Roach

Francis J. Roach has an extensive background as a producer, director, and choreographer in musical theatre. His work spans notable locations including New York City, Japan, Florida, and Italy. Recently, he recreated Luigi’s seminal works for the stage, featuring both professional and young dancers at the Manhattan Movement and Arts Center in New York. This production included iconic pieces such as "Mission Impossible" and "Over the Rainbow."

Francis's expertise and deep connection to Luigi’s methodology are highlighted in the seminal book, “Luigi’s Jazz Warm Up And Introduction to Jazz Style & Technique.” As a globe-trotting educator and choreographer, he has performed on stage and television, and his choreographic works have benefited numerous dancers. Many of his students have achieved distinguished careers, a testament to his influential teaching and artistic guidance.