- London, United Kingdom
- The Royal Ballet School
- Company Membership
Joined the Company as a member of the corps de ballet in 2017
Before joining San Francisco Ballet, Solomon Golding danced featured roles in Acosta’s Don Quixote (soloist), Balanchine’s Rubies (soloist), Hynd’s The Merry Widow (Kromow), Kohler’s Nutcracker (Solo Flowers), MacMillan’s Anastasia (Soloist Officers), Ng’s The Frog Prince (soloist), Petipa’s The Sleeping Beauty (Soloist Cavaliers and Puss in Boots), Wheeldon’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (Soloist Gardener), and Wright’s Giselle (Peasant pas de six) and Nutcracker (Chinese). His repertory includes Acosta’s Carmen; Ashton’s Cinderella, The Dream, La Fille mal gardée, Rhapsody, Scènes de ballet, and The Two Pigeons; Balanchine’s Diamonds; Cranko’s Onegin; Dawson’s The Human Seasons; Dowell’s Swan Lake; MacMillan’s Gloria, The Invitation, Manon, The Rite of Spring, Romeo and Juliet, and Song of the Earth; Marriot’s Connectome; McGregor’s Carbon Life, Raven Girl, and Woolf Works; Pite’s Flight Pattern; Scarlett’s Frankenstein and Sweet Violets; Shechter’s Untouchable; and Wheeldon’s Strapless, The Winter’s Tale, and Within the Golden Hour.
Solomon performed in the film Chainmail by Amartey Golding in 2016 and was featured in a short film by Kathryn Ferguson for Selfridges. As a student, he danced in the Royal Gala Performance at the Royal Opera House, London, U.K., for Queen Elizabeth II in 2005.
Solomon won second prize at the Lynn Seymour Award for Expressive Dance at The Royal Ballet School, judged by Dame Monica Mason, in 2010, and he was a finalist for Young British Dancer of the Year in 2010–2011. He was featured in the “Young Hearts” issue of Boys by Girls magazine in 2017.