Message from the Director

Message from the Director

Hello! I am thrilled to welcome you to the Creative Writing Conservatory page for current families and students. Here you will find information about the Creative Writing Conservatory as well as upcoming events and ways to get involved. If you have questions about anything related to the Creative Writing Conservatory, please don't hesitate to reach out to me at


Mr. John Blaylock 

Director, Creative Writing Conservatory

Our Mission

The Creative Writing Conservatory is a place for literary-minded students to come together, write, share, and collaborate with fellow creative writers and future colleagues in a safe and nurturing environment while receiving exceptional instruction from professional writers in the industry.

Student Opportunities

Past Highlights:

  • Master class with Michael R. Jackson
    September 11, 2020
  • Open Mic Night
    September 8, 2020
  • The third annual "Festival of Mini-Musicals"
    May 2020
  • 20/20/20 Steampunk Festival
    February 2020

2020-2021 Events:

  • Master class with Giannina Braschi
    October 10, 2020
  • Open Mic Night
    October 15, 2020
  • Open Mic Night
    November 18, 2020
  • Middle School Storytelling Theatre
    December 8, 2020
  • The fourth annual "Festival of Mini-Musicals"
    April 2021
Social Media

Social Media

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Learn more by contacting your conservatory director.
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Fundraising Donations

Supporting our conservatory through monetary donations for individual performances, or general conservatory support is VERY IMPORTANT in enabling us to provide multiple performance opportunities for our students.

Please note that these donations are not part of the Parent Funding Agreement (PFA).

Contact John Blaylock 657-321-4000, ext 60034 or with any questions regarding these types of donations.

CSArts-SGV is organized as a non-profit organization under IRS code 501(c) (3). Our Tax ID is 81-3919990 .
All cash donations are fully tax deductible as provided by law.