Wish You Were Here With... Solomon Golding
Sailing in the Hamptons? Partying in Ibiza? Lounging in Morocco?
Solomon Golding is taking part in our vacation selfie series and stirring some serious FOMO...
Where are you?
Travelling in California from the Napa Valley to San Francisco.
How would you sum up what you do in a sentence?
A ballet dancer, artist and collaborator.
What did you want to be when you were growing up?
A Formula 1 racing driver for Ferrari.
How do you waste time, when your schedule is clear?
Watch anime and sleep. Mostly sleep.
What did you do on your last day off?
Worked out and flew to LA.
What's your greatest ambition?
Raise a family.
Do you have any phobias?
Who do you most admire?
What do you talk about when you get your hair cut?
Ballet - fascinating to barbers.
What would you most like to change about yourself?
I wish I was a morning person. I also wish I enjoyed cleaning.
If you could do anything without fear of repercussion, what would you do?
Throw a house party at Buckingham Palace.
If you could ask anyone a question, who would you ask, and what?
Frank Ocean - do you have dinner plans?
Describe yourself in three words...
Optimistic, proactive, contradictory.
At the moment, This is America by Childish Gambino.
Red or black ( I know it's not a colour).
The perfect night out?
A cancelled one.
One thing you can’t live without?
Air, water, food. Just the basics.
Favourite thing to eat?
Anything home cooked.
Least favourite thing to eat?
Coriander and I've been struggling with the texture of mushrooms.
What was your first job?
Handing out flyers with my older brother for a cleaning company. I think it was his job but he roped me in.
Why did you become a dancer?
I feel comfortable in front of a crowd and I liked the reaction people had to me dancing so I pursued dancing as a career.
Who or what inspires you?
Everyday people inspire me.
What drives your creativity?
Who’s the coolest person you know?
Most people I know are pretty awesome in their own right.
The best advice you've ever been given?
Take your work seriously, never yourself.