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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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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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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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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Marissa Stanley

Marissa Stanley is a dance educator who specializes in creating positive, self-affirming environments for children and adults. Marissa has trained students with both recreational and professional goals and is wholly committed to bringing dance education to all bodies and abilities. …
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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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