Emma Shepherd

Personal Details


Birthday: 11th October


Lives: Bishopbriggs, Glasgow


Years on Squad: 2nd Year


Occupation: Receptionist and Gym Instructor


Height: 5ft 4


Eye Colour: Blue


Hair Colour: Blonde


Nickname: Emm


Star Sign: Libra


Questions & Answers


Been dancing since: 3 years old


Dance experience: I trained at college in Glasgow before moving to Essex for 2 years to study Dance and Musical Theatre at Tiffanys Theatre College.  After college I danced at corporate events as well as doing a lot of promotional work and then I auditioned for the Rockettes.


Favourite style of dance: Jazz


What advice would you give to aspiring dancers? Do what you love and don’t let anyone make you feel like you are not good enough.


What is your earliest childhood memory? Getting to wear make up and glitter hairspray for the annual dance show.


What I do to keep fit: I go to the gym regularly as well as doing classes.  I enjoy metafit and love going long walks with the dog at the weekend


Three words that describe me are: Dedicated, fun and outgoing.


How would friends sum you up in one sentence? Reliable and good at giving advice but never good at taking own advice.


I'm happiest when: On holiday and in the sun.


My claim to fame is: I was in the closing dance scene of the Sunshine on Leith film.


My most unusual job: Dressing up as a pigeon costume character for an event.


If I had a different job I'd be: I would love to work in events organisation.


My hobbies are: Dancing, walking and dinner and cocktails with the gals.


Pets: None but my boyfriend’s dog feels like my own!


Most people don't know this about me: Philip Schofield follows me on twitter haha, oh and I can juggle!!


I've never been able to: Speak another language.


Things that really annoy me: Rude people in the workplace


Favourite food: Fajitas


Favourite movie: Love Actually


What song will definitely get you up on the dance floor? Anything by Beyonce


What is your favourite roadtrip music playlist? House music/EDM


What was your favourite TV show as a child? Wizadora


If you could have a walk-on part in any TV show, what would it be? Still Game


What is your feel good DVD that is guaranteed to cheer you up? The Greatest Showman


What would be your ideal weekend? Chill on Friday night with Netflix, big walk Saturday afternoon, nap, then cocktails Saturday night and hangover food Sunday or going away for the weekend to a lodge with a hot tub.


Favourite location in Scotland: Loch Lomond


Favourite quote: What’s for you won’t go by you.


Favourite colour: Red


Favourite flower: Roses


Favourite perfume: D&G The One


Favourite colour of nail polish: I always have acrylics on so I never wear nail polish!


Favourite sport: Not really a sporty gal but don’t mind watching the odd game of football.


Favourite chocolate bar: Wispa Gold


Favourite cake: Red velvet or Victoria sponge


Is a Jaffa Cake a cake or a biscuit? Biscuit


Favourite pizza topping: Spicy chicken


What’s your signature dish? Chilli meatballs


What would your last meal be? Chicken pasta or mac and cheese


Favourite cartoon character: Minnie Mouse


How would you spend £1million? Buy a house, travel the world, relocate and pay for my family to come with.


If you were to be Prime Minister for the day, what law would you pass? No work if the temperature is above 17 degrees!


If you met God, what would you ask him? What does the future hold for me.


If aliens landed, what would you show them or teach them first? Show them a dog!


What do you think the Meaning of Life might be? To live with no regrets and enjoy every day like it’s your last.


Do you think the Earth is flat? No idea never gave it any thought


If you could time travel to the past and the future; where would you visit and why? Queen concert at Live Aid.  They are my favourite band and it was one of their last big concerts with Freddie.


If you could have a super-power for a day what would it be and how would you spend your day? I’d be able to fly and I would fly somewhere hot for the day.


If you looked in the trunk of my car you would find? Nothing!!! It’s just been cleaned haha


What ringtone do you have on your mobile phone at the moment? Standard iPhone ring tone, boringggg


What's your 'handbag essentials'? Painkillers, lipstick, money, perfume and deodorant.


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


Heels or trainers? Trainers


Favourite outfit: Something comfy but cute, maybe an off the shoulder dress.


You are stranded on a desert island; you can only take 3 items, what would they be? A phone to call home, a book and music.


Best beauty tip: Eye make up before foundation


Biggest hair trauma: Blowdrys, I have had numerous and it just falls out as soon as I leave the salon 


If you could re-style any celebrity; who would you choose, and how would you make them look better? No one I’m absolutely rubbish with fashion!


Worst male fashion mistake: Guys wearing women’s skinny jeans!!


Worst chat-up line: Someone gave me a bit of paper with the lyrics ‘hey I just met you and this is crazy so heres my number so call me maybe’ and their number.. I gave them it back HAHA


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


The person/people I most admire are: My mum and dad.


What is the best gift you have ever received? Tickets to see Beyonce


If your house was on fire, what objects would you save? My memory box, full of ticket stubs and mementos from years ago! It’s even got my Rockettes audition number in it!


What is your most cherished item? I wish it wasn’t but probably my phone


If you were on the run and had to change your name to ANYTHING at all, what would you choose? Ellie


Who would your ideal car passengers be? Freddie Mercury, James Smith PT and Calvin Harris to provide the tunes.


What is the best thing about being a Rockettes Dancer? Making new friends and feeling like we are doing our bit to help raise money for various charities.