There’s nothing new under the sun, they say. They’re wrong. Merli V. Guerra's choreography is, well, luminous.



Guerra's award-winning choreography has been presented by more than 80 events across the country (in California, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont).

She is regularly commissioned to create custom choreographic works for historic sites, cultural festivals, award ceremonies, TED Talks, universities, and mainstage feature productions.

—Featured Works—


Over the past nine years, Guerra has choreographed 40 'made for stage' works.

Enjoy perusing the full choreographic collection by clicking on the thumbnails below.




(2016 – 5 min)

At the start of 2016, Luminarium was commissioned to create a new work to open TEDxCambridge at the renowned Boston Opera House on June 9, 2016. With an audience of 2,600, this production was the single largest TED Talks event in the world. The choreographic commission promoted creativity and innovation.

​Co-choreographed with Kimberleigh A. Holman.


Contact Merli

I'm always interested in performing, teaching, creating, and collaborating. 

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