Spring Fling with Love concert

Spring Fling with Love

May 24-25, 2024 | 7:30 PM

Charleston Height Arts Center
800 Brush Street
Las Vegas, NV 89107
(702) 229-ARTS

Contemporary West Dance Theatre (CWDT) invites you to experience an evening filled with the raw power of dance, infused with originality, and beauty. CWDT will be bringing back a fan favor “Night Creatures” by the legendary choreographer, Alvin Ailey. While also presenting three world premieres of a new work by Founder/ Artistic Director Bernard H. Gaddis called “Kaleidoscope” and “Bolero Unleashed”. CWDT is also excited to announce a world premiere by Christopher Huggins called “The Paradox of Choice”.

Christopher L. Huggins is a former member of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and works in Europe, Japan, the Caribbean, and throughout the U.S. as a dancer, teacher, and choreographer.  Born in Boston, Huggins trained under Andrea Herbert-Major, Danny Sloan, and Martha Gray.  He attended SUNY Purchase and The Juilliard School and was a scholarship student at The Ailey School.  Mr. Huggins is a 2002 and 2008 recipient of the Alvin Ailey Award for Best Choreography from the Black Theater Alliance in Chicago for Enemy Behind the Gates and Pyrokinesis, respectively, and has also worked on several projects for Disney in Orlando, Florida.  He was a silver medalist for the 4th International Contemporary Dance Competition in Seoul, Korea. Huggins is also the resident choreographer for Philadanco, in Philadelphia, PA.