Luminarium's annual feature productions, outreach projects, and work in the greater Boston community are continuously applauded in the press. The company has been favorably reviewed and profiled by noteworthy publications including: The Boston Globe, Boston Arts Review, Mount Holyoke Alumnae Quarterly Magazine, Improper Bostonian, MetroWest Daily News, Boston Events Insider, and South Shore Critics, among other.


Press highlights include:

  • Improper Bostonian: Guerra and Holman are hailed as "unsung heroes," with Luminarium featured as one of ten "stellar organizations" in the Boston arts scene.

  • The Boston Globe:

    Secrets & Motion is highlighted as Critic's Pick twice and is featured in the annual Fall Arts Preview (2013)  

    ChoreoFest is featured as Editor's Pick (2012) and Critic's Pick (2013)

    Mythos:Pathos is featured twice as Editor’s Pick (2012)


We welcome you to peruse our press coverage below to learn more about Luminarium's work in the greater Boston dance community. If you are a member of the press looking for images or to set up an interview, please contact Merli V. Guerra at

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Improper Bostonian Fall Arts Preview

September 14, 2018

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Art New England Magazine

September 13, 2018

Olivia J. Kiers

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300 Years: Music & Dance Celebrating the Wayside Inn Tricentennial

With Mike Morrisey

Sudbury TV

Episode 8/8/2016

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Sudbury TV's Mike Morrisey interviews Luminarium Artistic Director Merli V. Guerra along with coverage of Luminarium's event 300 Years—celebr...

August 2, 2016

Wayside Inn celebrates 300 years through dance

With Reporter Zoe Joulios

WMCT-TV in Marlborough MA

Aired 8/1/2016

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Luminarium Dance Company presented its annual Cultural Community Outreach Project at Longfellow's Wayside Inn in Sudbury, as the Inn celebrat...