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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August 9, 2016

300 Years: Music & Dance Celebrating the Wayside Inn Tricentennial

With Mike Morrisey

Sudbury TV

Episode 8/8/2016

About This Segment

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

About This Segment

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

July 18, 2016

Dancers celebrate Longfellow's Wayside Inn 300th with free performances July 24

By Natasha Geffen/Daily News Correspondent

MetroWest Daily News

July 17, 2016

History lessons don't exclusively come in textbook form.On Sunday, July 24, learn about Longfellow's Wayside Inn th...

October 19, 2015

Fuse Dance Interview: Lumianrium Dance Company goes "Spektrel" for Halloween


Janine Parker

The Arts Fuse

October 19, 2015


Tricks and treats will abound next week when the five-year-old Luminarium Dance Company presents its new show Spektrel at the Multicultural Arts Cent...

August 17, 2015

It's All About Arts


With Host Glenn Williams

Boston Neighborhood Network

Episode 8/17/2015


About This Segment

It’s All About Arts with Host Glenn Williams and Co-Host Valerie Eliason.

Guests: Merli V. Guerra & Kimberleigh A. Holman, co-founders and Artistic Directors, Lumi...

June 19, 2015

Merli V. Guerra on the Movement and Light of Luminarium Dance

Dan Blask

Massachusetts Cultural Council's ArtSake "Nano-Interview"