A video of Anthony Mmesoma Madu, an 11-year-old boy from Nigeria, demonstrating incredible ballet went viral and caught the attention of Cynthia Harvey, the artistic director of the ABT Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School of Dance in New York. Harvey found Madu and his teacher, Daniel Ajala Owoseni, who had founded the Leap of Dance Academy in Lagos in 2017. Recognizing his talent, Harvey offered Madu a full scholarship to the ABT virtual Young Dancer Summer Workshop and invited Owoseni to attend the ABT National Training Curriculum.

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