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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August 9, 2016

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November 5, 2013

Luminarium Closes Season with Illuminating 'Secrets & Motion' (4 Stars)


Mike Hoban


November 5, 2013


'Secrets and Motion', Choreographed by Kimberleigh A. Holman and Merli V. Guerra for the Luminarium Dance Company. At Boston University Dance Theater (concl...

November 2, 2013

Poetry in Motion


Beverly Creasey

Boston Arts Review

November 2, 2013


It’s no secret that the LUMINARIUM DANCE COMPANY is one of the most intelligent and innovative dance troupes in Boston. Their current effort, SECRETS AND MOTION (playing through Nov. 2nd @ B.U. Dance Th...

November 2, 2013

Recap of Luminarium's "Secrets & Motion"


Mount Holyoke Alumnae News

November 2, 2013


Last night’s performance of Secrets & Motion was a huge success! This event was masterfully put together by Luminarium’s artistic directors Merli V. Guerra (class of ’09) and Kimberleig...

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