An 11-year-old boy has fame after a video of him in the rain outside his home in Lagos, Nigeria went viral on social media. Anthony Mmesoma Madu people worldwide with his skill, enthusiasm, passion and dedication. The Oscar-winning actress Viola Davis a video clip of Anthony and put it on her social media feeds. She : "We create, soar, can imagine, have passion, and love, despite the brutal obstacles that have been put in front of us. Our people can ." Another social media user said: "As adults, it is our job to each child find their talent and to them...The joy from this them in all things they do."
Anthony is one of 12 students at the Leap of Dance Academy. The academy in a poor district of Lagos. It free dance lessons to underprivileged children who have nowhere to . The academy's founder, Daniel Ajala Owoseni, told BBC News: "We are the narrative about the stereotype of male dancers." Anthony said: "Where I there are no male ballet dancers like me. When people ballet they think it is only for girls, they don't that it is not only for girls." He added: "How I want them to see me is that when I am they know that there is a male ballet dancer. The feeling that over me is as if I am ."