Dori Bryan Ployer Bio

Dori Bryan Ployer, MMAS Artistic Director and Director of Education, is a graduate of The Boston Conservatory, Cambridge College, and Emerson College and is currently pursuing her doctorate in education through Lesley University. Dori has directed and choreographed throughout Southeastern Massachusetts including Bay Colony Productions, The Buckley Performing Arts Center, and Dean College. Some of Dori’s credits include: Spring Awakening, Godspell, Chicago, Rent, Hairspray, Jesus Christ Superstar and The Producers. Dori is an adjudicator for the Massachusetts Educational Theatre Guild (METG) and a respondent for The Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF). Most recently Dori was invited to become a board member on the Holbrook Cultural Council. Dori has been nationally recognized for her work as an educator, director, and choreographer. More info…

Vincent Ratsavong Bio

Vincent Ratsavong is a Director/Choreographer pursuing a Masters in Theatre Education and Community at Emerson College. He studied Ballet Performance at The University of the Arts in Philadelphia, and graduated from Dean College in Franklin, MA with a B.A. in Theatre. Vincent has worked and performed with: Pennsylvania Ballet; The Maine State Ballet; Everett Dance Theatre; Portland Ballet; Doug Varone and Dancers; Androscoggin Dance Company; among others. He is a two time Irene Ryan Nominee and 2015 Semi-Finalist for The Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival Region 1. He won first place at The 2015 NATS Boston Song Festival. He was awarded as a Creative Genius in the 40 Young Professionals Under 40 in The Lewiston/Auburn Chamber of Commerce and Uplift Magazine Competition. He was Executive Producer for the Miss Maine America Organization and former Artistic Director for Community Little Theatre in Auburn, ME. More info…

Chelsea Cavagnaro Bio

Chelsea Cavagnaro received her Bachelor of Arts from Dean College where her studies included acting, playwriting, stage management, and musical theater. Before college, Chelsea spent nine years at the Capachione School of Performing Arts taking classes, performing in shows, and teaching musical theater classes to pre-school and grade school age children. Chelsea is looking forward to meeting her students and having another fantastic year learning and growing together! More info…

Alex Sweeney Bio

Alex Sweeney holds a BA in Theatre Arts from Dean College. While at Dean, Alex played lead roles in several mainstage productions including Godspell, Spring Awakening, Noises Off, The Odd Couple and Cabaret. Recent performance credits include Mayzie in Seussical and Babette in Beauty and the Beast for The Family Performing Arts Center in Bridgewater MA. In 2016, Alex served as the Assistant Director and Props Master on The Pillowman produced by the Abraham Society in Boston MA. Alex received early theatre training at The Capachione School of Performing Arts having studied under Adam Joy, TaraMcSweeney, Eli Bigelow, and Teresa Capachione. With the Capachione School, Alex earned national recognition for outstanding achievement in musical theatre performance and voice. Alex has also danced with Dance2Save Company in Taunton MA. More info…

Bobby Zupkofska Bio

Bobby Zupkofska is a graduate of Suffolk University’s Theatre Program (Class of 2015), Bobby spent his undergrad years becoming a “jack of all trades” and took classes in Theatre Education, Stage Management, Arts Administration, Design, Dramaturgy, Directing, Playwriting, and Performing. While at Suffolk, Bobby was featured in main stage productions, as well as directing and writing his own show: The Normal Election. Recently, Bobby performed with Bridgewater State University’s Family Performing Arts Center in Once Upon A Mattress, Shrek: The Musical, and Beauty and the Beast. Bobby also teaches with Drama Kids International and is the Assistant Director/Stage Manager for Arts for Teens in Bridgewater. More info…