UP ON THE DOWNBEAT
PBO’s Exploration of Music and Dance
Jennifer Meller is a musician and dancer, and enjoys exploring connections between the two disciplines. She founded the San Francisco Renaissance Dancers in 2012 and became co-artistic Director of Dance Through Time in 2019. She is also the Director of Creative Development for The New York Baroque Dance Company. Jennifer works with early music ensembles in the Bay Area to create performances, reconstruct ancient operas, teach classes and organize workshops and events centered around early dance and music. She has taught master classes at UC Davis, UC Berkeley, St. Mary’s College, Dominican University, and College of the Pacific and works regularly in collaboration with the Educational Department of Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra & Chorale, and with the San Francisco Early Music Society.