This article is about the actress who portrays Emily. You may be looking for the actress who portrays Piper or the character. You can find the disambiguation page here.

Alexandra Lucinda[2] Beaton (born December 5, 1994) is a Canadian dancer and actress who portrays Emily on The Next Step.


Alexandra was born to her father and Canadian newswoman Kate Wheeler.[3]


Alexandra's career began by her portraying a burned village child in the movie 300, alongside Gerard Butler.[3]

Since starring as Emily on The Next Step, Alexandra has continued acting on the small screen and the stage. Alexandra appeared in a 2017 Normaderm commercial.[4]

Alexandra performed in Ross Petty's 2016 winter production of Sleeping Beauty alongside Taveeta Szymanowicz.[5]

Alexandra starred alongside Brennan Clost in a September 2017 web series called Spiral.[6]

Personal Life

She has a sister named Sophie.[7] Her biggest inspiration is her family.[8] Her idol is Audrey Hepburn.[9]

Alexandra is very healthy, boxing and running in her free time.[9]


  • Alexandra has read all the Harry Potter books ten times.[9]
  • Alexandra's favourite artists are: Mumford and Sons, The Spice Girls, and Ed Sheeran.[9]
  • Alex's favourite couple is Westmily.[10]


Kathy Riley season 3 episode 13 "Look at that painting!"

To view the Alexandra Beaton gallery, click here.

External links


  1. IMDb Resume for Alexandra Beaton. IMDb. Retrieved on January 16, 2016.
  2. The Next Step - Cast Cam: Alexandra (Emily). Youtube (Apr 20, 2015). Retrieved on August 28, 2015.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Alexandra Beaton - IMDb. IMDb. Retrieved on August 28, 2015.
  4. Normaderm Clear skin first | Alexandra Beaton. Youtube (Mar 24, 2017). Retrieved on July 3, 2017.
  5. Sleeping Beauty - CHCH. CHCH (Oct. 25, 2016). Retrieved on July 3, 2017.
  6. Alexandra Beaton (@albeaton). Instagram. Retrieved on July 3, 2017.
  7. 20 Questions With Alex. Web (Youtube). Retrieved on May 25, 2016.
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.3 Buzz - Alexandra Beaton. Family. Retrieved on August 28, 2015.
  10. The Next Step cast answer your questions - Part 2 (contains spoilers). Youtube (Jan 8, 2016). Retrieved on January 10, 2016.
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