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Solomon Golding

Artist of The Royal Ballet

Biography

Solomon Golding in action.
Solomon Golding in Connectome, The Royal Ballet © 2015 ROH. Photograph by Bill Cooper

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.

Videos

News and features

When cameras meet dancers: Stunning photos of Royal Ballet dancers taken around London

When cameras meet dancers: Stunning photos of Royal Ballet dancers taken around London

13 October 2016

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'

Solomon Golding on classical dance and diversity: 'Ballet doesn't discriminate – if you’re good enough you will make it'

28 October 2015

The Royal Ballet's first black British male dancer on the art form's future.

Royal Ballet Leavers and Joiners: Mid-Season Update

Royal Ballet Leavers and Joiners: Mid-Season Update

12 March 2014

Three new Principals and six Artists have joined the Company during 2013/14.

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