Bianca Leticia Medina, making her HGO debut, is an Urban Bush Women company member. A Boricua-Mexicana, Chicago-born, and New York City-based dance artist, she began her career based in Los Angeles working as a full-time dancer, choreographer, and teaching artist touring globally with CONTRA-TIEMPO Activist Dance Theater, Viver Brasil Dance Company, and choreographer/collaborator Marina Magalhães. Medina holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Dance from the University of Iowa. She has studied in-depth in Salvador, Bahia, and Brazil with internationally acclaimed choreographer Vera Passos. She is the rehearsal director and co-choreographer of Magalhães’s Creative Capital Award-winning project, Body as a Crossroads.