Message from the Director

Message from the Director

Welcome to the Production & Design Conservatory family! I am excited you are joining us on this educational journey. Here you will find information about how to further connect with our conservatory, as well as read about some of the many exceptional learning opportunities our students have throughout the year. For any questions about our program please contact me at


Mr. Abraham Rodriguez

Director, Production & Design Conservatory

Our Mission

The Production & Design Conservatory provides a hands-on, active learning environment where students are exposed to all disciplines of technical theatre. The Production & Design Conservatory at CSArts-SGV strives to create responsible, effective, and empathetic designers, technicians, and citizens.

Our Vision

 To provide professional quality, artistic integrity, and educational safety.

Student Opportunities

Past Highlights:

  • 2020 Virtual Showcase & Fanfare Experience
  • 2020 Annual Crewbaret!
  • Master class with Brian Monahan
    Tony-nominated lighting designer
  • Master class with Jim Van Bergen
    Sound designer of the Broadway revival of "True West"
  • "Almost Maine"
    At the Sierra Madre Playhouse

2020-2021 Events:

  • Master class with Kailey Stuart
    Walt Disney World Lighting Technician
  • Master class with Jonathan Castanien
    Recipient of the 2013 Kennedy Center stage management fellowship
  • Master class with Zach Elefante
    A master of 3D modeling and furniture fabrication
  • "Circle of Slumber"
    P&D juniors designed props and scenic elements for this immersive event
  • "In the Heights"
    at Glendale Community College
  • Production and Design Halloween Costume Contest
Social Media

Social Media

Stay connected by following us on social media!




Head to the box office to view our upcoming concerts and events!
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Buy and download performance photos! Proceeds support the program.


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Learn more by contacting your conservatory director.
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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 Abraham Rodriguez 657-321-4000, ext 60036 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.