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Matthew Golding
Matthew Golding
Principal Dancer of The Royal Ballet
Guest Principal Dancer of Dutch National Ballet
Matthew Golding was born in Saskatchewan, Canada and trained at the Royal Winnipeg Ballet School and the Universal Ballet Academy in Washington D.C. In 2002, at the age of just 16, he won the Youth America Grand Prix Ballet Competition in New York, and received the prestigious Prix de Lausanne, which entitled him to a scholarship to attend The Royal Ballet School in London. He graduated from The Royal Ballet School with honours in 2003 and joined the American Ballet Theater before moving to Het Nationale Ballet in Amsterdam in 2009. In February 2014 he joined the Royal Ballet where he is currently a Principal Dancer; he also remains a Guest Principal Dancer with Dutch Nationale Ballet. 
Photographer: Erwin Olaf