Ali is an actor, acting coach, and teaching artist based in New York City. She excels at working one-on-one with actors to develop their most dynamic, nuanced, and personal work. She taught Acting full time at the University of North Texas in Denton, TX from 2015 – 2017 and is currently on the Adjunct Faculty at NYU/Tisch. She also works as a Teaching Artist at the Professional Performing Arts School and with ASTEP (Artists Striving to End Poverty). She spent a full year with Anne Bogart’s SITI Company training in Suzuki, Viewpoints, and Devising. She holds her M.F.A. in Acting from Brown University/Trinity Rep and is a proud member of SAG-AFTRA.