Ali Franklin Hourigan
Ali’s initial experience with Circus Juventas was in 1996 as a student! She enjoyed several years of learning and performing acts such as Multiple Trapeze, Spanish Web, Bike for Five, and Cloud Swing first in the Hillcrest gym and later under the big top. She holds a BFA in Acting from Illinois Wesleyan University and studied abroad at the Gaiety School of Acting in Dublin, Ireland in 2006. Following graduation, she acted with National Theatre for Children, The Rogue Theatre and Invisible Theatre. Ali started improv classes with Brave New Workshop as a teenager and has been performing improv professionally with ComedySportz Twin Cities since 2010. Ali also enjoys administration and helping business operations flow! She has spent most of her professional career at Regions Hospital where she worked as the Volunteer Coordinator and later supervised the Guest and Volunteer Services departments. She now serves as the Executive Assistant at CJ.