A local boy has been chosen to be a back up dancer on Justin Bieber's "Purpose" tour.   

According to ABC6, twelve-year-old Raul Soto from Central Falls was chosen to be a back-up dancer for Justin Bieber on his 'Purpose' Tour.  Raul will join Bieber on stage in Boston in May.  Raul and his family are now waiting for a contract from the megastar to learn more of the specifics after he submitted the audition tape that was filmed in his living room.

Raul's dance instructor, Christine Atamian-Bairos, who has been teaching him since he was six years old at Dancin’ Spirit Performing Arts in Pawtucket says “He has a natural swag".

Additional Reporting by Kiah Heron