English dancer Solomon Golding is an Artist of The Royal Ballet. He trained at The Royal Ballet School and joined the Company in 2013.
Golding was born in London of Anglo-Carribean descent. He began dancing at the age of ten with his sister, later entering The Royal Ballet School, White Lodge. In 2010 he was a finalist of Young British Dancer of the Year and won second prize in the 2010 Lynn Seymour Award for Expressive Dance. He graduated in 2012 into Hong Kong Ballet, joining The Royal Ballet the following year. Since joining the Company his roles have included pas de six (Giselle), roles in Connectome and Carbon Life and dancing with the corps de ballet in The Rite of Spring, Romeo and Juliet and Don Quixote. He has created roles in Hofesh Shechter’s Untouchable and Robert Binet’s Void and Fire.
Golding is founding member and honorary patron of the Lantern Dance Theatre School, Ely.
News and features
Jacob Jonas photographs The Royal Ballet's Francesca Hayward and Solomon Golding for a #camerasanddancers Instameet.
Solomon Golding on classical dance and diversity: 'Ballet doesn't discriminate – if you’re good enough you will make it'
The Royal Ballet's first black British male dancer on the art form's future.
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Solomon Golding in Connectome, The Royal Ballet
Sander Blommaert, Nicol Edmonds, Solomon Golding and Donald Thom in Connectome, The Royal Ballet
Solomon Golding in Marcelino Sambé's The Chosen Victim, The Royal Ballet's Draft Works, 2015
Sander Blommaert, Donald Thom, Solomon Golding and Nicol Edmonds in Connectome, The Royal Ballet
Anna Rose O'Sullivan, Solomon Golding, Kevin Emerton and Valentino Zucchetti in rehearsal for The Nutcracker, The Royal Ballet
Alexander Campbell, Sander Blommaert, Donald Thom, Solomon Golding and Nicol Edmonds in Connectome, The Royal Ballet
Members of The Royal Ballet including Matthew Ball, Solomon Golding and Calvin Richardson rehearsing Hofesh Shecter
Alexander Campbell, Solomon Golding, Donald Thom, Sander Blommaert and Nicol Edmonds in Connectome, The Royal Ballet
Sander Blommaert, Ricardo Cervera, Donald Thom, Sarah Lamb, Solomon Golding, Alexander Campbell and Nicol Edmonds in Connectome, The Royal Ballet
Solomon Golding in rehearsal for Connectome, The Royal Ballet