Alexandra Macdonald is an artist.

After studying at the Victorian College of the Arts, Alexandra Macdonald worked with Australian choreographers including Rosalind Crisp, Sandra Parker (DanceWorks), David Pledger (Not Yet Its Difficult), Rakini Devi, Tim Davey, Simon Ellis, Ros Warby, Cobie Orger and Carlee Mellow. She has also worked with international artists including Hans Van Den Broek (Brussels), Julyen Hamilton (Girona), Khosro Adibi (Brussels), Eduardo Castro Neves (Giselle’s Cottage at the Bolshoi, Cologne), Jai Gonzales (Unterwegs Theater, Heidelberg) and Cie Philippe Saire (Lausanne). Since 2002 she is the recipient of numerous grants from The Australia Council for the Arts, Dancehouse, Ian Potter Cultural Trust, Besen Foundation and Bundanon Trust. The most recent grant enabled her to study improvisation and composition with artists including Thomas Hauert, Ted Stoffer, Julyen Hamilton and Deborah Hay. In 2006 Alexandra co-founded Underpass, a collective of dance, sound and video artists whose work encompasses dance, film and installation. Their work has been in residence or presented at Ballhaus Mitte (Berlin), Cultuurcentrum Berchem (Antwerp), Bains:Connective (Brussels), The Meat Market (Melbourne) and Bundanon (NSW).