Meet the Academy Faculty

Meet the MMAS Academy Faculty

Dori Bryan Ployer

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. …
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Bobby Zupkofska

Bobby Zupkofska is thrilled to be a part of the resident faculty at The MMAS Academy. A graduate of Suffolk University’s Theatre Program (Class of 2015), Bobby spent his undergraduate career learning about every element of theatre until he found his love for teaching. …
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Trey Lundquist

Trey Lundquist is an alumni of the Berklee College of Music, where he majored in drumset performance, with extra focuses on musical theater and vocal pedagogy. Originally from South Carolina before making the move to the Greater Boston area in 2012, Trey taught …
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Ellie Ault

Ellie is an Easton, MA native and a recent graduate of Bridgewater State University with a degree in English Literature! Ellie has taught and choreographed at Easton Collaborative Theatre, Old Colony YMCA, and In The Wings Academy of Dance and is enthusiastic about educating youth to be confident and self-accepting.
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Katie Ault

Katie is a recent graduate from Bridgewater State University where she studied English and Sociology. Katie has also choreographed at Easton Collaborative Theatre and taught Musical Theatre classes at the Old Colony YMCA. She believes that every student has the same potential and ability to succeed in their own way. She is also passionate about instilling self-confidence, self-worth, and self-respect in her students by
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Derrick Lacasse

Derrick Lacasse is a Music Director/Voice Teacher in the Greater Boston Area. His students have been accepted into music programs at Syracuse University (Music Education); University of Southern Maine (Music Education); Maine All-State (Chorus, Jazz Choir); Maine District 2 (Band, Chorus); Ithaca University (Summer Music Intensive). …
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Vincent Ratsavong

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. …
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Alex Sweeney

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. …
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