English dancer Solomon Golding is a former Artist of The Royal Ballet. He trained at The Royal Ballet School and joined the Company in 2013, leaving in 2017 to take up a position with San Francisco Ballet.
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. His Royal Ballet roles included Puss-in-Boots (The Sleeping Beauty), pas de six (Giselle) and roles in Connectome and Carbon Life. He 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.
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Solomon Golding in Connectome, The Royal Ballet
Solomon Golding and Zenaida Yanowsky cutting the Taglioni Cake. Photograph by Rachel Hollings, 2017
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
Solomon Golding and Zenaida Yanowsky. Photograph by Rachel Hollings, 2017
Alexander Campbell, Sander Blommaert, Donald Thom, Solomon Golding 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
Alexander Campbell, Solomon Golding, Donald Thom, Sander Blommaert and Nicol Edmonds in Connectome, The Royal Ballet
Members of The Royal Ballet including Matthew Ball, Solomon Golding and Calvin Richardson rehearsing Hofesh Shecter