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Luigi's style is known around the world

These photos were taken this past Sept., 2005 in Luigi's class. In the dance world, Luigi's style is known around the world.

Luigi teaching morning class

Luigi teaching morning class.


Francis, me and Luigi

Francis, Luigi's assistant of 20 years. Luigi is still teaching at age 80. Born March 20, 1925.

Luigi worked with Gene Kelly

Luigi's real name is Eugene Louis Faccuito, but was dubbed Luigi by Gene Kelly while working on "Singing in the Rain".


Johnny, me and Luigi

Johnny Manuel, Ben Vereen's protégée. Wait until you hear him sing!

Ben Vereen brought Johnny to Luigi's class

Ben brought Johnny to Luigi's class.


Christine, Daniel, Karen. Broadway Gypsies

Christine, Daniel, Karen. Broadway Gypsies.

Keiko

Luigi and Francis give dance seminars all around the world. Keiko met them in Japan.


Margery Beddow used to assist Bob Fosse

Margery Beddow (L) used to assist Bob Fosse.

A Gypsy five minute break

A Gypsy five minute break.


Alexander just closed in Broadway's 42nd Street

Alexander just closed in Broadway's "42nd Street". What a hunky hoofer.

Christine also teaches tap and ballet

Christine also teaches tap and ballet elsewhere.


Arlene, Luigi and me

Arlene, married to famous NYC orthodontist Alan Lazar, takes Luigi's class every day.

Luigi's photographer of forty years

Luigi's photographer of forty years.


List of dancers in class that day

List of dancers in class that day.

List of dancers in class that day

List of dancers in class that day.


Hoofer Ken Prescott

Hoofer Ken Prescott. He too was in from California and just had to come to Luigi's class.

Cast of Say Cheese

Cast of "Say Cheese". This was a musical workshop with the most talented group ever! I played an ex stripper named Sybel.


Lesley Ann, me and Julie Budd

Singer/dancer/actress Lesley Ann Warren is having fun playing Teri Hatcher's mom in "Desperate Housewives". My girlfriend Julie Budd, who has the voice of an angel, is here to appear at the Cerritos Center.

As Carmen Miranda

Had to go to Hugh Hefner's Halloween party as Carmen Miranda 'cuz I loved the way she danced around.


Mary

Even my Webmistress Mary loved to dance!

Mary

Mary.

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