MOVE Scholarship Recipient Richard Curtis to Dance with Will Smith on Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards

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Dancer's dreams come true by booking the nationally televised awards show while continuing his studio dance training with his Monsters on the Move grant.

Richard Curtis & Will Smith Peforming On The 2012 Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards

Less than a year after becoming one of Monsters on the Move Foundation's first scholarship recipients, Richard “LIL Swagg” Curtis has now danced with superstar Will Smith. Curtis, 15, booked the performance opportunity through Bloc Talent Agency LA with whom he is currently represented as a dancer.

Richard auditioned in Los Angeles with renowned choreographer Aakomon “AJ” Jones who has worked with numerous artists including Usher and Jennifer Lopez. Rehearsals are 4 hours a day in Los Angeles with school on site for 3-4 hours in between. Richard danced with Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards host, Will Smith and a host of other young talents. The show aired March 31, 2012 and is playing in repeat on the Nickelodeon network.

Richard was one of 14 individuals to receive financial aid scholarships toward their dance training in 2011, the Foundation’s first scholarship year. The 2012 Application period runs from April 1-May 31, 2012 and is available online at the Monsters on the Move Foundation website.

Monsters On The Move Foundation, Inc. (MOVE) was created to provide aspiring, underprivileged dancers the financial support necessary to pursue a quality dance education and fulfill their artistic goals.

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