Mina Estrada attempts to commit a substantial amount of time to teaching, creating, and facilitating some kind of dance experience for herself and those who care to join. She received her MFA in Dance at Temple University, and her choreography and workshops, which are rooted in contemporary movement concepts and improvisation, have been commissioned by folks all over the country, but not everywhere. Mina has served as faculty for the dance programs at Temple University, Old Dominion University, Christopher Newport University, and Drexel University. She is often producing shows in collaboration with other artists and contributing dance works in festivals around the country. While in Philadelphia, she performed in the Live Arts Festival and Collage Festival, received the New Edge Residency at the CEC, worked with notable artists Jumatatu Poe, Silvana Cardell, Shavon Norris, and Leah Stein Dance Company. Transitioning to the South, Mina served as Director of Artist Resources for the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge and faculty at Louisiana State University. Now, here in Wichita, she has served as the Managing Director of the Regina Klenjoski Dance Company, teaches at Friends University and Wichita State University, co-creator of Benevolent Instruction (creative modality and podcast), and now consulting and program managing for Harvester Arts. When she is not busy making dance stuffs, Mina continues to be in hot pursuit of great storytellers, generous muses, equilibrium, and more time to pet her cats, smile at her husband, and hang out with Mother Nature.