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Guerra regularly acts as a freelance writer and senior contributor for periodicals both regional and international, in addition to her work in publishing, copywriting, and editing. She is a critic and feature story writer for arts events and dance productions across Northeast America (from Boston to Philadelphia to NYC), and serves as a guest moderator for post-performance panels on request. 


As a writer, Guerra is senior contributor to The Arts Fuse (curating its weekly “top pick” dance events across Greater Boston and New England at large); a ballet and contemporary dance journalist for the international Fjord Review and Dance International Magazine (writing performance reviews, features, interviews, and preview articles for a global audience); and shares personal insights on the behind-the-scenes of art-making (from choreographic sketches to furniture refurb) on her own online journal Arts Into Motion.

Synchronous with her work both in writing and graphic design, Guerra served as Art New England Magazine's Art Director for five years in Boston, followed by her work at the prestigious Princeton University Press in Princeton NJ.

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When Angels Fall

Merli V. Guerra

FJORD REVIEW February 17, 2019

Hailing from France and presented by not one but three organizations for its North American premiere, Raphaëlle Boitel’s “When Angels Fall” masterfully blends contemporary dance, theatre, and circus arts in a war against the machine—peering into a bleak future should our reliance on technology suffuse our natural ability to communicate as humans...

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