HUNTER SOLOMON, originally from Brunswick, Georgia, began his training at Steps of Faith and Studio South Performing Arts Center. At 16, he also trained at Madeleine Walker Coastal Ballet with Gaye Baxley. After graduation, he joined Atlanta Ballet's conservatory program under the direction of John McFall and Sharon Story where he studied for two years. The following summer he attended Milwaukee Ballet's intensive where he was offered and accepted a position in the second company under Rolando Yanes. There he danced the role of waltz boy in George Balanchine’s Serenade. He also performed in ballets choreographed and directed by Michael Pink such as The Nutcracker, Beauty and the Beast, Dracula, as well as Bruce Well's A Midsummer Night's Dream. Hunter joined Boulder Ballet in 2019. There he danced featured roles such as Prince and Cavalier in The Nutcracker. He also enjoyed dancing works by choreographers Christopher Wheeldon, Paul Taylor, Amy Seiwert, Lance Hardin, Amy Earnest, Amy Hall Gardner, Gregory Dawson, and Sidra Bell. He performed Angel Kaba’s Exploring the Roots at Vail Dance Festival with the company as well. He has also performed with BalletNext and Zikr Dance Ensemble. Hunter is looking forward to dancing with Ballet Spartanburg for the 22/23 season!