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Chās Conservatory is both the San Francisco Bay Area and Fresno area’s professional production company and performing arts studio.

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We are a fully operational Video Production Company in San Carlos and Fresno, California that can produce your film, television or theatrical production from concept to script writing, casting, shooting, pre and post production. Chās Productions is now producing the television series “stars of silicon valley” and casting for our full length futuristic film “Light Dreams”.

Chās Conservatory is located conveniently in San Carlos on the San Francisco Peninsula in the center of the north bay, south bay, east bay and west bay. We are also located in Fresno, California. We offer acting classes for film, television and theatre; video production classes, dance classes, voice classes, photography, headshots and green screen photography as well as an exclusive class on how to get into the business and do it right.

Our conservatory offers Courses on film and video making and theatre production from inception to completion. We also offer Dance classes for many disciplines and fitness, including ballet, jazz, tap, salsa, zumba and more. Our music and voice school teaches piano/keyboards for musical theatre and all your vocal needs.


Our classes are taught by working professional’s not just teachers, so you learn what it really takes to succeed in the business. However our classes are also geared for fun so if you aren’t interested in becoming the next big star you will still enjoy our school. We also offer summer camps and after school classes.

Our studio is intimate and we take pride in offering small or private classes so you learn everything you need for your selected passion. Please call us for one of our free introductory acting classes, for an interview to join our conservatory or to produce your production at our San Carlos and Fresno studios. Thank you from our founder and primary instructor, Charles Ascello and our Assistant Director Seraphine Saxon.