All Spring Classes & Workshops

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Musical Theatre & Acting

Broadway Babies/I Ripped My Pants (Ages 5-17)

Broadway Babies/I Ripped My Pants

Directed by Alex Sweeney & Bobby Zupkofska

Suggested Ages: 5-7

Thursdays: 4:00-4:45p

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Broadway Babies gives young, curious minds the opportunity to develop their creative muscles. While engaging in the fun activities of play and movement, participants will develop the primary skills of storytelling and the beginning steps to performative work. In this semester participants will journey into the world of SpongeBob Square Pants. Taking on the roles of Gary, Pinkton, Karen, Mr. Krabs, Sandy, SpongeBob, Patrick, Squidward, Mrs. Puff, and Pearl, participants will imagine life on a pineapple and all of the fun that goes with it! An imaginative and joyous exploration sure to delight MMAS’ youngest performing artists.

Start and End Date: Jan. 10 – May 2, 2019

Open Classroom: Thursday, May 2, in the 888 Theatre.

Location: 888 South Main Street Studio

Tuition: $195.00 ($175.00/10% discount)

Monthly Payments: (processed with a credit card.) $50.00/month Jan./Feb./March/April

10% discount for members or 10% discount for siblings. Discounts cannot be used together and discount only applies to full tuition payment.

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.

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.

Broadway Kids/Pure Imagination (Ages: 7-10)

Broadway Kids/Pure Imagination

Directed by Chelsea Cavagnaro

Suggested Ages: 7-10

Wednesday: 4:00-5:15 pm

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Broadway Kids is an introductory musical theatre course targeted to students ages 7-10 and is recommended for students with 0-2 years of prior training/experience, or returning students who enjoy the Broadway Kids format. Broadway Kids introduces participants to the basic skills of musical theatre performance while rehearsing a popular musical theatre classic. This semester students will release their pure imagination in the delightful and meaningful Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. The story of childhood wishes is complete with larger than life characters amidst the backdrop of one humble boy and his family. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory will explore the musical theater process from the audition to final staged production. Broadway Kids emphasizes beginner musical theatre skills, such as working as an ensemble, singing and projecting, learning choreography, and working on characterization.  Broadway Kids features scenes, songs and theatre games. Broadway Kids serves as solid training ground to the MMAS Jr. Performance Team.

Start and End Date: Jan. 9 – May 1,2019.

Open Classroom: Wednesday May 1, 4:00p in the 888 Theatre.

Location: 888 South Main Street Studio

Tuition: $220.00 ($198.00/10% discount)

Monthly Payments: (processed with a credit card.) $57.00/month Jan./Feb./March/April

10% discount for members or 10% discount for siblings. Discounts cannot be used together and discount only applies to full tuition payment. (Classes will be held over February and/or April break ONLY IF classes are canceled dueto weather-related issues.)

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!
Crossing the Chorus Line/Seize the Day! (Ages: 11-17)

Crossing the Chorus Line/Seize the Day!

Directed and Choreographed by Vincent S. Ratsavong

Musical Direction by Derrick Lacasse

Suggested Ages: 11-17

Saturday: 12:15-2:15

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Musical Theatre of the 21stcentury breaks the boundaries of traditional musical theatre. A non-stop amalgamation of singing, dancing, and story-telling, today’s musical theatre demands of its performers like never before. In Crossing the Chorus Line participants will receive practical and performative training in the dynamic world of today’s musical theatre, providing participants an energetic, senior-level class that focuses on vocal and acting technique, as well as movement styling for contemporary musical theatre. This semester Crossing the ChorusLine will concentrate on material composed by the incomparable Alan Menken, whose breadth of work includes Sister ActLittle Shop of Horrors, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Newsies, and Aladdin. Using these shows as a training vehicle, participants will rehearse ensemble numbers as well as solo, duet and small group vocal selections. (Material subject to change based on class experience, size, and ability.)

Start and End Date: Jan. 12 - May 4, 2019

Open Classroom: Saturday, May 4, 11:00a in the 888 Theatre.

Location: 888 South Main Street Studio

Tuition: $275 ($247/10% discount)

Monthly Payments: (processed with a credit card.) $69.00/month Jan./Feb./March/April

10% discount for members or 10% discount for siblings. Discounts cannot be used together and discount only applies to full tuition payment. (Classes will be held over February and/or April break ONLY IF classes are canceled due to weather-related issues.)

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.
The MMAS Jr. Performance Team/Musical Trifecta (Ages: 10-14)

The MMAS Jr. Performance Team/Musical Trifecta

Directed by Chelsea Cavagnaro

Suggested Ages: 10-14

Wednesday: 5:30-7:00

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The MMAS Jr. Performance Team picks up the pace as it continues to challenge the young aspiring musical theatre performer. Targeted to students ages 10-14 with 2-3 years’ prior experience, this musical theatre course is designed to further develop and refine the three key areas of musical theater performance: singing, acting, and dancing while preparing participants for future local and regional theatre competitions. This semester Jr. Performance Team will rehearse material from three shows that take us through three groundbreaking eras of musical theatre: Guys & Dolls, Grease, and Legally Blonde. Using select songs and scenes from these diverse musicals will provide each participant a chance to work alone, with partners, and within an ensemble, heightening their training in voice, dance, and acting. As always, Jr. Performance Team is certain to provide a fun, challenging, and energized training ground for the aspiring musical theatre performer.

Start and End Date: January 9-May 1,2019

Open Classroom: Wednesday May 1, 4:00p in the 888 Theatre

Location: 888 South Main Street Studio

Tuition: $240.00 ($216.00/10% discount)

Monthly Payments: (processed with a credit card.) $62.00/month Jan./Feb./March/April

10% discount for members or 10% discount for siblings. Discounts cannot be used together and discount only applies to full tuition payment. (Classes will be held over February and/or April break ONLY IF classes are canceled due to weather-related issues.)

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!
Rock Divas: We Dance! (Ages: 12-16)

Rock Divas: We Dance!

Directed by Alex Sweeney & Bobby Zupkofska

Suggested Ages: 12-16

Thursdays: 5:00-6:30p

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Rock Divas is a musical theatre class recommended for students who have a particular passion for contemporary, rock, and concept musical theatre. Rock Divas focuses on fringe musicals made popular in the late 20th and 21st century. This semester,students will work on the vibrant and beautiful musical Once on This Island. The story centers on Ti Moune, a poor peasant girl who saves the life of and then falls in love with a boy of wealth and privilege. Using select songs and scenes from Once on This Island including solo and group work, Rock Divas will train students in contemporary musical theatre and the unique demands such material asks of its performers. With a vibrant and unforgettable score, Once on This Island was recently hailed on Broadway, winning the Tony for Best Musical Revival. Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to work on one of musical theatre’s gems.

Start and End Date: Jan. 10 – May 2, 2019

Open Classroom: Thursday, May 2, 4:00p in the 888 Theatre.

Location: 888 South Main Street Studio

Tuition: $240.00 ($216.00/10% discount)

Monthly Payments: (processed with a credit card.) $62.00/month Jan./Feb./March/April

10% discount for members or 10% discount for siblings.Discounts cannot be used together and discount only applies to full tuition payment.

(Classes will be held over February and/or April break ONLY IF classes are canceled due to weather-related issues.) Students enrolled in both Rock Divas and Teen-edge Rep receive a 15% discount. ($408.00)

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.

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.

Take the Stage: Mad as A Hatter! (Ages: 8+)

Take the Stage: Mad as A Hatter!

Directed by Vincent Ratsavong and Derrick Lacasse

Suggested Ages: 8+

Saturdays: 10:30a-12:00p

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Take the Stage is a course designed to train young performers in the art of musical theatre performance. It serves to identify, strengthen and enhance eachstudent’s performance skills, self-esteem, and self-expression. Students trainand practice choreography, improvisation, acting, staging, and vocal work whilepreparing to perform before a live audience on the MMAS stage. This spring,students will work on selections from the fantasy adventure Alice in Wonderland, the story of Aliceand her friends and their joined efforts to end the reign of the Red Queen. The memorable score includes In a World of My Own, I’m Late, and The Unbirthday Song. Join us this spring and journey into the imaginary world of Alice in Wonderland.

Start and End Date: Jan. 12 - May 4, 2019 

Open Classroom: Saturday, May 4, 11:00a in the 888 Theatre

Location: 888 South Main Street Studio

Tuition: $240.00 ($216.00/10% discount)

Monthly Payments: (processed with a credit card.) $62.00/month Jan./Feb./March/April

10% discount for members or 10% discount for siblings. Discounts cannot be used together and discount only applies to full tuition payment. (Classes will be held over February and/or April break ONLY IF classes are canceled due to weather-related issues.)

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.
Teen-edge Rep (Ages: 12-17)

Teen-edge Rep

Directed by Bobby Zupkofska & Dori Bryan-Ployer

Suggested Age 12-17

Tuesdays: 4:30-6:00

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Teen-edge Repgrew out of first-time teen participants in Rock Divas. What began as an intimate musical theatre class in 2016 blossomed into a large, artistically inclined group of socially-minded young men and women. As the numbers grew, the more evident their collective passion became: a commitment not only to the performing arts but also to socially responsive art. Teen-edge Rep was inspired by their energy.

The love child of Rock Divas, Teen-edge Rep has two purposes. First, it was developed to train teenagers exclusively in the art of acting: focusing on voice, (breath, projection, diction, language) body, (presence, ensemble-work, character, stillness) intuition (listening, responding,mindfulness) and script scoring(objective, obstacle, environment, relationship, progression). Teen-edge Rep’s secondary purpose is to use ensemble-based plays of topical subject matter on which the participants can rehearse and perform their newly developed skills. In the spring of 2019,students will work on the political parody The Election by Don Solidis. The Election begins with a high school president resigning in disgrace, followed by his peer, Mark Davenport, more than confident he will sail into the position in the special election. Of course, elections are never that simple, and Mark will learn that there are no easy wins in politics. A hilarious and timely satire on the contemporary political scene. Teen-edge Repwelcomes new and returning students.

Start and End Date: January 8- April 30, 2019

Open Classroom: Tuesday April 30, 4:30p at the 888 Theatre.

Location: 888 South Main Street Studio

Tuition: $240.00 ($216.00/10% discount)

Monthly Payments: (processed with a credit card.) $62.00/month Jan./Feb./March/April

10% discount for members or 10% discount for siblings.
Discounts cannot be used together and discounts only apply to full tuition payment. 

(Classes will be held over February and/or April break ONLY IF classes are canceled due to weather-related issues.)Students enrolled in both Teen-edge Rep and Rock Divas receive a 15% discount. ($408.00)

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.

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 AwakeningGodspellChicagoRent, 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.

Dance

(FREE) Hip Hop & Tap Workshops

FREE Hip Hop & Tap Workshops (Ages: 10 & Up)

Directed by Marissa Stanley

Suggested Ages: 10 & up

Hip Hop Workshop: Mon. 12/17  5-6pm

Tap Workshop: Mon. 12/17  6-7pm

At the MMAS Arts Center at Great Woods, 888 South Main St, Mansfield, MA

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Come and enjoy a fun filled dance night! Get ready to bring a video game to life and learn some cool moves and tricks in the Hip Hop workshop. Or come and jam out with us in the Tap workshop and let your feet be your instrument!

Location: 888 South Main Street Studio

Tuition: Free!!!

Adult Tap (Ages: All Adults)

Adult Tap

Directed by Dori Bryan-Ployer

Suggested Ages: All Adults

Saturdays: 9-10:15a

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An adult tap workshop to serve the returning and experienced tapper, this eight-week master class will begin with a basic refresher and progress to more advanced combinations and drills. This workshop is perfect for the adult dancer who is looking to brush up on their tap, meet the challenge of some new material, and get a fun workout. The class will begin with a 30-minute warm-up on tap fundamentals including shuffle, flap, cramp roll, triple heel, and riffs – ideal for the tapper returning to class after many years. As fitness levels and tap experience varies, students are welcome to enroll in the warm-up portion of the class only.

Start and End Date: March 2-April 20, 2019

Location: 888 South Main Street Studio

Eight-week workshop: $99.00 (processed with a credit card.)

Warm-up Only: $49.00 (processed with a credit card.)

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 AwakeningGodspellChicagoRent, 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.
Adult Beginner Tap (Ages: All Adults)

Adult Beginner Tap

Directed by Dori Bryan-Ployer

Suggested Ages: All Adult

Tuesdays: 10-11a

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Added by popular demand this tap class is perfect for the adult student who has never tapped but would love to try. Also, a good class for the returning tapper who wants a refresher on the basics. The class will feature toe, heel combinations, shuffles, flaps, cramp rolls and other rudimentary steps intended to prepare tappers for more challenging combinations as the semester progresses. A terrific class for the beginner tapper who wants to work at a slower pace to master the essentials.

Start and End Date: March 5-April 23, 2019 (No class Tuesday Feb. 19th.)

Location: 888 South Main Street Studio

Eight-week workshop: $99.00 (processed with a credit card.)

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 AwakeningGodspellChicagoRent, 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.
(NEW!) Broadway Dance (Ages: 7-15)

Broadway Dance

Directed by Marissa Stanley

Suggested Ages: 7-15

Saturday: 1-2p

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Broadway Dance teaches story-telling through staging and movement. While Broadway Dance borrows from an array of dance genres, it differs from traditional dance in that it is character/plot-driven. Broadway Dance takes the intent of the written text (sung or spoken) and uses dance as a means to heighten emotion, progress the story, and show and resolve conflict. The perfect class for the aspiring musical theatre performer, come be a part of our ensemble in Broadway Dance.

Start and End Date: Jan. 12 - May 4, 2019

Open Classroom: Saturday, May 4 in the 377 N Main St Studio, time is TBA

Location: 377 North Main Street Studio

Tuition: $210.00 ($189/10% discount)

(NEW!) Contemporary Modern Jazz (Ages: 12-15)

Contemporary Modern Jazz

Directed by Marissa Stanley

Suggested Ages: 12-15

Tuesday: 5-6p

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Contemporary Modern Jazz begins with stretching, strengthening, and conditioning and moves into expressive movement pieces intended to tell a story, making it a favorite genre among aspiring dancers. In this course, young dancers will practice both the physical discipline and performative requirements of contemporary modern jazz.

Start and End Date: Jan. 8 – April 30, 2019

Open Classroom: Saturday, May 4 in the 377 N Main St Studio, time is TBA

Location: 888 South Main Street Studio

Tuition: $210.00 ($189/10% discount)

Monthly Payments: (processed with a credit card.) $55.00/month Jan./Feb./March/April

(NEW!) Creative Movement (Ages: 3-6)

Creative Movement

Directed by Marissa Stanley

Suggested Ages: 3-6

Saturday: 11:00-11:45a

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Creative Movement is a way for children to explore physical expression through music, while improving coordination, channeling energy, stimulating imagination, and promoting creativity. Creative Movement uses body actions to communicate images, ideas, and feelings. Children will develop skills in pathways (zigzag, circular), levels (low, middle, high), and relationships between space (close, near, far). Creative Movement is a joyful way to begin the journey of kinesthetic intelligence.

Start and End Date: Jan. 12 - May 4, 2019

Location: 377 North Main Street Studio

Tuition: $195.00 ($175.00/10% discount)

Monthly Payments: (processed with a credit card.) $50.00/month Jan./Feb./March/April

(NEW!) Happy Feet (Ages: 7-11)

Happy Feet

Directed by Marissa Stanley

Suggested Ages: 7-11

Mondays: 5-5:45p

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Tap is a genre of dance characterized by using the sounds of tap shoes striking the floor as a form of percussion. Happy Feet is an introductory tap class geared especially to those students who have never tapped before. Beginning with basic toe heel combinations, Happy Feet will move into flap/shuffle routines that will culminate into a final routine. A fun and energetic class certain to delight its participants.

Start and End Date: Jan. 7 – April 29, 2019

Open Classroom: Saturday, May 4 in the 377 N Main St Studio, time is TBA

Location: 888 South Main Street Studio

Tuition: $195 ($175/10% discount)

Monthly Payments: (processed with a credit card.) $50.00/month Jan./Feb./March/April

(NEW!) Intermediate Hip Hop (Ages: 12-15)

Intermediate Hip Hop

Directed by Marissa Stanley

Suggested Ages: 12-15

Monday: 6-7p

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Geared to the student with prior Hip Hop training, Intermediate Hip Hop will offer challenging warm-ups, drills, movements, and routines. Along with the more commonly known hip-hop techniques, Intermediate Hip Hop will bring the latest moves, styles, and trends to this course, certain to delight all participants.

Start and End Date: Jan. 7 – April 29, 2019

Open Classroom: Saturday, May 4 in the 377 N Main St Studio, time is TBA

Location: 888 South Main Street Studio

Tuition: $210.00 ($189/10% discount)

Monthly Payments:(processed with a credit card.) $55.00/month Jan./Feb./March/April

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.

(NEW!) Intro To Hip Hop (Ages: 7-11)

Intro to Hip Hop

Directed by Marissa Stanley

Suggested Ages: 7-11

Tuesday: 4:00-4:45p

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For young students new to Hip Hop dance, this course will cover all the basics including breaking, popping, locking, and krumping. Using age-appropriate music and moves, this class is sure to delight new dancers and welcome them into the fun, energized world of Hip Hop Dance!

Start and End Date: Jan. 8 – April 30, 2019

Location: 888 South Main Street Studio

Open Classroom: Saturday, May 4 in the 377 N Main St Studio, time is TBA

Tuition: $195.00 ($175.00/10% discount)

Monthly Payments:(processed with a credit card.) $50.00/month Jan./Feb./March/April

(NEW!) Jazzy Kids (Ages: 7-11)

Jazzy Kids

Directed by Marissa Stanley

Suggested Ages: 7-11

Monday: 4:00-4:45p

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Jazzy Kids is a terrific class for the new or returning dance student. Accompanied with familiar and motivating music, Jazzy Kids will feature a warm-up, floor drills, and a progressive routine to be rehearsed each week. Jazzy Kids will include strength, flexibility, and conditioning technique as well as turns, kicks, and leaps. This class will cover Jazz technique, Jazz vocabulary, and age/ability appropriate movement activities. Join us and learn about one of the most popular genres of dance!

Start and End Date: January 7 - April 29, 2019

Location: 888 South Main Street Studio

Tuition: $195.00 ($175.00/10% discount)

(NEW!) Tap for Tots (Ages: 3-6)

Tap for Tots

Directed by Marissa Stanley

Suggested Ages: 3-6

Saturday: 12:00-12:45p

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Tap for Tots encourages children to explore percussion through the fundamental skills of tap dancing. This class will explore rhythmic sounds with the feet, as well as teaching pathways, levels, and relationships between space. Tap dancing improves coordination, rhythm, and leg strength. It also improves agility in the ankles, knees, and hips. Tap for Tots is a fun way for children to become their own instrument!

Start and End Date: Jan. 12 - May 4, 2019

Open Classroom: Saturday, May 4 in the 377 N Main St Studio, time is TBA

Location: 377 North Main Street Studio

Tuition: $195.00 ($175.00/10% discount)

(NEW!) Tap On (Ages: 12-15)

Tap On

Directed by Marissa Stanley

Suggested Ages: 12-15

Tuesdays:Jan.8 – April 30, 2019

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Tap is a genre of dance characterized by using the sounds of tap shoes striking the floor as a form of percussion. Tap On is geared toward the new and returning tapper. The course begins with a refresher of the basics, (flap, shuffle combinations) and moves progressively throughout the semester to more complex steps and rhythms. Starting at a slower pace and increasing week to week, this course is perfect for the new or returning tapper. Whether you have tapped before or are putting on your tap shoes for the first time, Tap On is for YOU!

Start and End Date: Tues., January 8th - April 30th

Location: 888 South Main Street Studio

Open Classroom: Saturday, May 4 in the
377 N Main St Studio, time is TBA

Tuition: $210.00 ($189/10% discount)

Monthly Payments: (processed with a credit card.) $55.00/month Jan./Feb./March/April

Classes will be held over February and/or April break ONLY IF classes are canceled due to weather-related issues.

More Classes & Workshops

Anything Goes! (Ages: 12-17)

Anything Goes!

Directed by Bobby Zupkofska

Choreographed by Alex Sweeney

Suggested Ages: 12-17

Monday 2/18/19 - Friday 2/22/19  9am-5pm

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Aspiring teen performers will hone their skills invoice, dance, and character work in this classic musical comedy. A colorful assemblage of passengers sails between New York and England aboard the S. S.American where quite literally, Anything Goes. Featuring an evangelist turned nightclub singer, (complete with back-up angels), a down-on-his-luck Wall Street broker, lovelorn heroine and her over-bearing mother, seasick British gent, and non-threatening public enemy– the farcical antics are as large as waves. Join us this February for a show you will not soon forget! A performance for family and friends will be presented on Friday, February 22 at 4pm with a second show tentatively scheduled at 7pm if attendance exceeds capacity.

Start and End Date: Monday, February 18 to Friday, February 22, 2019 9:00am-5:00pm

Location: 888 South Main Street Studio

Tuition: $275.00 (member or sibling $248.00)

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.

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.

Take the Stage: Moana Princess Party (Ages: 5-10)

Take the Stage: Moana Princess Party

Directed by Alexandra Rickoff

Suggested Ages: 5-10

Mon. 2/19 - Fri. 2/23: 9a-12p

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Love Moana, Maui, and the gang? Then this camp is for you! Act out scenes from the movie, create fun Moana inspired crafts, learn dances and songs such as "How Far I’ll Go," "Know Who You Are," and "You’re Welcome." What better way to escape the cold and spend your February vacation than having fun with Moana at MMAS. Family performance on Friday, February 23rd at 11am.

Start and End Date: Feb. 19-23, 2019

Location: 888 South Main Street Studio

Tuition: $130.00

The Drowsy Chaperone Intensive

The Drowsy Chaperone Intensive

Directed by Bobby Zupkofska

Choreographed by Alex Sweeney

Mon. 4/15 - Fri. 4/19: 9a-5p

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The Drowsy Chaperone is a parody of American musical comedy of the 1920s. The story concerns a middle-aged, asocial musical theatre fan playing a favorite musical, the fictional 1928 hit: The Drowsy Chaperone. The show comes to life onstage as the fan wryly comments on the music, story, and actors, revealing the personal angst that draws one to escape into the harmless world of musical theatre. A delightful mix of old musical styling with contemporary musical depth.

Start and End Date: Mon. April 15 - Fri. April 19, 2019

Final Performance: Friday, April 19th in the 377 N Main st. Theatre at 4pm

Location: 888 South Main Street Studio

Tuition: $275.00 ($248.00/10% discount)

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.

Three Day, Triple Threat: Musical Theatre Intensive

Three Day, Triple Threat: Musical Theatre Intensive

Bobby Zupkofska & Alex Sweeney

Suggested Ages: 12-17

Sat. 1/19 - Mon. 1/21: 9a-5p

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Hone your skills as a singer, actor, and dancer in this comprehensive 3-day musical theatre intensive. Test your stamina in this professionally designed workshop that will include group choreography, song interpretation, and expressive story-telling.  Focusing on contemporary musical theatre, this workshop is not to be missed.

Start and End Date: Sat. Jan. 19 - Mon. Jan. 21, 2019

Final Showcase Performance: Mon., Jan. 21 4:00pm

Location: 888 South Main Street Studio

Tuition: $175.00

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.

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.

Financial assistance is available through the generosity of the Mansfield Bank Charitable Foundation. Call 508-332-2822 or email info@mmas.org if you wish to apply for financial aid. A financial aid form is available for download here.


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