Alexandra Donald

Personal Details


Birthday: 21st December


Lives: Coatbridge


Years on Squad: First year on the team


Occupation:  Photographer


Height: 5’1


Eye Colour: Brown


Hair Colour: Brown


Nickname: Ally


Star Sign: Sagittarius


Questions & Answers


Been dancing since: I’ve been dancing since I was only 3 years old and haven’t stopped since!


Dance experience: I have trained experience in Jazz, RAD Ballet, Tap, Musical Theatre. I was also part of my university cheerleading team and one year on a competitive cheer team.


Favourite style of dance: It would have to be Jazz! Its what I do best and feel most comfortable doing!


What advice would you give to aspiring dancers? Never give up! No matter how many no’s and knock backs you get just pick yourself up, brush off the dust and keep going because one day you will start living the dream!



Best advice ever given to me: Do something that you love, whether it be a career or a hobby but just keep doing what you love!



What is your earliest childhood memory? As sore as this sounds my earliest memory is tripping over the P7’s football when I was in P1 when I was running around the playground and fell face first on the ground and grazed/ scraped all of my forehead and nose. This bit is the worst, being in my Gran & Grandad’s and my gran wiping my face with ‘stingy’ wipes ( antiseptic wipes.) Never again!



What I do to keep fit: A bit of a freak but I love Metafit! It honestly change my life and I get so excited to go to a class!



Three words that describe me are: Bubbly, chatty and caring


How would friends sum you up in one sentence? I think they would find it hard to sum it to one sentence but they would say caring, always putting myself before others and obsessed with dancing!


I'm happiest when: I’m with my friends and family or on a sunny holiday exploring!


My claim to fame is: Assisting the famous dance photographer Jordan Matter on a Born to Dance photoshoot in New York!


My most unusual job: Selling chairs at Bard in the Botanic’s in the Botanic Gardens, it was my first ever job!


If I had a different job I'd be: an Air hostess so I could travel the world and get paid!


My hobbies are: Dancing and I love to read, especially a book that you never want to put down!


Pets: I have one cat called Daisy


Most people don't know this about me: I used to be petrified of dogs, so bad I would avoid a park if there was one dog in it.


What would your Gladiator name be? Astar


I've never been able to: Roll my tongue, it’s so frustrating!


Things that really annoy me: loud eaters! What is the need to chew so loudly, it’s so annoying!


Favourite food: ohhhh that’s so hard to choose! I love all food but my two favourites would be pizza or sausages and mash.


Favourite movie: Moulin Rouge


What song will definitely get you up on the dance floor? Brown Eyed Girl by Van Morrison


What is your favourite roadtrip music playlist? I do love Cheesy Pop so I can sing to all the songs in the car or a good Country playlist, perfect for chilling and driving.


What was your favourite TV show as a child? Lizzie McGuire


If you could have a walk-on part in any TV show, what would it be? How I Met Your Mother


What is your feel good DVD that is guaranteed to cheer you up? Breakfast at Tiffanys or How to Lose a Guy in 10 Day.


What would be your ideal weekend? A weekend one with no work at all but a movie marathon weekend on the couch or a City break in Italy eating pizza, pasta and drinking Prosecco!


Favourite location in Scotland: Glencoe, it’s stunning even the drive up is beautiful but once you get there its amazing!


Favourite quote: ‘Never underestimate the power of passion’


Favourite colour: Red or Orange


Favourite flower: Yellow roses


Favourite perfume: Lady Million


Favourite colour of nail polish: Red


Favourite sport: Gymnastics


Favourite chocolate bar: There are too many to choose from, I love all chocolate but if I had to choose one it would be a Double Decker


Favourite cake: Lemon Drizzle


Is a Jaffa Cake a cake or a biscuit? It’s a cake!


Favourite pizza topping: Pepperoni! Can’t go wrong with a pepperoni pizza.


What’s your signature dish? Stir Fry


What would your last meal be? Sausages and Mash, with loads of veg with some mint choc ice cream afterwards!


Favourite cartoon character: Woody from Toy Story and the Minions


Favourite Super Hero: Spiderman


What is your favourite word? I don’t really have one


How would you spend £1million? Travel the world with friends and family and then build my own photography studio.


If you were to be Prime Minister for the day, what law would you pass? No more tax!


If you met God, what would you ask him? Why he lets bad things happen to good people


If aliens landed, what would you show them or teach them first? I would teach them the running man and get them to do it all the time haha!


What or who do you think you were in a previous life? I’d probabley be a cat cause I love to sleep.


What do you think the Meaning of Life might be? Not quite figured it out yet but everyone’s meaning will be unique


Do you think the Earth is flat? It’s definitely not flat


If you could time travel to the past and the future; where would you visit and why? If I was to travel to the past I’d go to the 80’s for the music. I wouldn’t travel to the future, what will be will be and you can’t change that.


If you could have a super-power for a day what would it be and how would you spend your day? It would be to fly, so I could just fly about all day and travel somewhere sunny.


If you looked in the trunk of my car you would find? Shoes and jumpers


What ringtone do you have on your mobile phone at the moment? My phones always on silent so I don’t actually know


What's your 'handbag essentials'? Perfume, Kirbies, Bobbles and a lip stick


How many pairs of shoes do you own? Too many.


Heels or trainers? Trainers


Favourite outfit: A big comfy jumper and jammies


You are stranded on a desert island; you can only take 3 items, what would they be and why? Unlimited water so I can stay hydrated, my kindle so I can sunbathe and read books and a bikini!


Best beauty tip: Natural is better


Hottest new fashion tip: Dress the way you want to dress!


Biggest hair trauma: When I was in P7 I thought it would be a good idea to cut my hair into a bob and get a fringe, safe to say I looked like Velma from Scooby Doo!


If you could re-style any celebrity; who would you choose, and how would you make them look better?

Bella Thorne and make her go back to her old style.


Worst male fashion mistake: Socks with sandals and no socks with shoes!


Worst chat-up line: ‘Can you touch my hand? I want to tell my friends I’ve been touched by an angel!’ Its sooooo bad!


If your life was made into a movie what would it be called and who would play you?

‘The Amazing Life of Ally’ and I would have Mila Kunis play me !


Who would you want as your lead man in your movie? Ewan McGregor


If you had to appear in a musical on Broadway which one would it be? Cats


The person/people I most admire are: My mum, she is the strongest person I know!


What is the best gift you have ever received? A trip to the Moulin Rouge in Paris.


If your house was on fire, what objects would you save? If my family and cat was already safe, I would save my camera, my hard drives, my iMac and my phone.


What is your most cherished item? Photographs from when I was younger, as they are irreplaceable.


If you were on the run and had to change your name to ANYTHING at all, what would you choose? That’s so hard, I would change my name to Jemima.


Who would your ideal car passengers be? James Corden, so we could do Carpool Karaoke all the time!


What is the best thing about being a Rockettes Dancer? Being able to dance twice a week with amazing girls!