Alexandra Shalimova was born in Krasnodar.
In 2013 she graduated from the Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet (class of Prof. Tatiana Alexandrovna Udalenkova).
From 2013 to 2018 Alexandra Shalimova worked as a ballet artist at the Slovak National Theatre in Bratislava. From 2018 to 2019 she was an artist of the Atlanta Ballet (Georgia, USA). In November and December 2019 she performed as a guest ballet artist with tours in Guangdong and Hainan Provinces (China).
Since July 2022, Alexandra Shalimova has been a soloist of the Ballet Company of the Primorsky Stage of the Mariinsky Theatre.
Repertoire at the Primorsky Stage of the Mariinsky Theatre includes:
The Sleeping Beauty (Princess Florine, The White Cat); choreography by Marius Petipa revised by Konstantin Sergeyev, Eldar Aliev,
The Nutcracker (Arabian Dance); choreography by Eldar Aliev,
Swan Lake (Big Swans, Little Swans, Brides); choreography by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov, revised choreography by Konstantin Sergeev,
The Little Humpbacked Horse (the Tsar Maiden),
Phaedra (Phaedra); choreography by Flemming Flindt,
A Thousand and One Nights (Nurida); choreography by Eldar Aliev.
Repertoire also includes:
Vaslav Nijinsky. God of Dance (Romola de Pulszky, Tamara Karsavina)
From Fairy Tale to Fairy Tale (Princess Goldilocks)
Le Corsaire (Gulnare, the Odalisk, the Slave-girls (solo))
Swan Lake (Odetta-Odile, Neapolitan Dance, Spanish Dance, Big Swans)
La Esmeralda (Two Pas de corbeil)
Slovak Dances (Two Lights)
Sam Stravinsky (Movement 3)