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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September 14, 2018

Leaps and Bounds

Step up your fall schedule with these essential dance performances

Improper Bostonian Magazine

September 14, 2018

Cathryn Haight

Two years in the making, Luminarium Dance Company’s Hiveland combines contemporary technique and dance theater to create a...

September 13, 2018

Art New England Magazine

September 13, 2018

Olivia J. Kiers

Art New England boasts a multitalented staff and many alumni who continue to make waves in the local arts scene and beyond. Former ANE art director Merli V. Guerra is an accomplished dancer and choreographer who...

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...

July 7, 2016

Luminarium Dance Company to present ‘300 Years’ at Longfellow’s Wayside Inn


The Town Crier

July 7, 2016

SUDBURY — Luminarium Dance Company will present 300 Years at noon, 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. July 24 at Longfellow’s Wayside Inn, 72 Wayside Inn Road, Sudbury. The eve...

June 9, 2016

The week ahead: music, art, theater, and more

Karen Campbell

The Boston Globe

June 9, 2016

Luminarium Dance Company For the first time, TEDxCambridge has commissioned a dance to open its upcoming “talks” event. The new work by Luminarium explores the theme of innovation, w...

October 25, 2015