The MMAS Academy

OUR MISSION: Changing lives through the arts, one student at a time.

Dori Bryan-Ployer
Artistic Director & Education Coordinator
888 South Main Street
Mansfield MA 02408 

Office Hours
Tuesday – 9:30-4:00
Wednesday – 1:00- 7:00
Thursdays – 10:00-6:30
Saturdays – 9:00-1:00

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Coronoavirus Update

Dear MMAS Academy Families,

To assure the safety of our students and families, The MMAS Academy has suspended ALL IN PERON CLASSES AND PRIVATE LESSONS due to the Coronavirus. We will re-evaluate as new guidelines and developments occur. We thank you in advance for your patience while we navigate this situation and determine the safest next steps. This is a day by day situation so we will provide frequent updates as needed. Thank you for your understanding. Be well and be safe. Dori

Current courses are online for those looking at options for Virtual instruction and (where possible) In-person instruction! Stay tuned for updates! We also have availability for private lessons with our educators.

Find out about our private lessons.
Check out our upcoming courses.

Most Loved
Acting Studio 2020

Our Faculty
The MMAS Academy is extremely proud of their dedicated and talented faculty. The MMAS faculty cumulatively holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in theatre, education, theatre pedagogy, music therapy, musical theatre, choreography, and dance pedigree. Our diverse teachers are committed to lifelong learning while bringing a wealth of skill, experience, passion, and joy to their students and classrooms.

Meet the Faculty

About Our Mission

Founded in 2015, The MMAS Academy was established under the well documented premise that performing arts participation provides students a creative outlet that innately fosters transformative life skills. Whether a student is participating for fun, professional training, exercise, or improved technical expertise, our degreed and dedicated faculty serves the specific interests of all participants. Preschool, grade school students, teens, college performers, and working and retired adults join MMAS every year to study dance, theatre, and voice. If you are starting out, revisiting training, or looking to polish your skills, The MMAS Academy has something for you! Since 2015 The MMAS Academy has grown by 300%, reflecting the popularity of our unique mission. Our tuition is intentionally kept affordable, and payment plans are available to allow more families to participate. And thanks to The Mansfield Bank Charitable Foundation, full and partial scholarships are available to income eligible families.

MMAS Academy Financial Assistance

We are pleased to announce, thanks to the Mansfield Bank Charitable Foundation, that MMAS is able to provide full and partial scholarships to income eligible families. For our group classes, we offer convenient monthly payment plans.

Call 774-284-4025 or email the MMAS Academy or if you wish to apply for financial aid. A financial aid form is available for download here.

At MMAS Academy, we believe every interested child should have a chance to participate in our classes, and we will do our level best to help make that happen.

MMAS Members are entitled to a 10% discount on classes (MMAS Membership costs $50, and is good for one year from date of enrollment) Members also get other discounts and perks such as discounts on theater tickets and preferred seating.
Non-members enrolling more than one sibling during the semester who pay full price for one sibling can get a 10% discount for other siblings.

Monthly payment plans (credit cards only) are often available, but are not subject to discounting. Discounts cannot be combined.
Please call MMAS Academy at (774)284-4025 or email with questions or to enroll for sibling discounts or monthly payments.

The MMAS Academy thanks our Education Sponsors

Hands-On Montessori School, a season sponsor of the MMAS Academy

Mansfield Bank Foundation for funding MMAS Academy program scholarships