Auditions for Moana Jr.

Saturday, May 8, 10:00 AM-1:00 PM | Online

All roles are open to students in 5th-12th grades (including 2021 graduates).

Disney's Moana, Jr.
Music and Lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, Opetaia Foa'i & Mark Mancina
Book Adapted by Susan Soon He Stanton
Music and Orchestrations Adapted and Arranged by Ian Weinberger
Based on the 2016 Disney film Moana
Directed by Liz Boyer Hunnicutt
Musically directed by Patty DeLisle
Choreographed by Rachel Miller

Production dates:
July 30 - August 15, 2021

All performances will take place in the F. Scott Black Mainstage Theatre in the Robert & Eleanor Romadka College Center, CCBC Essex.

Auditions will be held virtually through Zoom.

You must pre-register to audition.
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The Zoom link will be forwarded to you 48 hours prior to the auditions along with selected readings. Be prepared to sing, dance and read!

For more information, contact:
Lisa Boeren

Character descriptions:

Moana: The vibrant, tenacious, and optimistic daughter of Motunui’s chief. She struggles to reconcile her father’s plans for her to take over as the village chief with her own desires to voyage beyond the reef. Ultimately, Moana proves a compassionate and capable leader. Gender: Female, Vocal range top: D5, Vocal range bottom: G3

Maui: A demigod and master wayfinder with charisma to spare and a reputation of being a trickster. Despite his hard exterior, Maui becomes a wonderful friend and mentor to Moana throughout their journey. Gender: Male, Vocal range top: B3, Vocal range bottom: G2

Chief Ancestors (1-3): Are the three ancient leaders of Motunui. They guide Moana on her quest and narrate her story through speaking and singing solos. These ancestors should be animated storytellers who have excellent diction. Vocal range top: A4,Vocal range bottom: G3

Gramma Tala: Moana’s wise grandmother and the mother of Chief Tui. She is the village storyteller known for being eccentric and dancing to the beat of her own drum. Gender: Female, Vocal range top: B4, Vocal range bottom: G3

Chief Tui: The proud leader of Motunui and Moana’s father. He prioritizes the safety of his people and his family. Gender: Male, Vocal range top: A#2, Vocal range bottom: E2

Sina: Moana’s supportive mother. She is compassionate, perceptive, and strong-willed, and trusts her daughter to make the right decisions. Gender: Female, Vocal range top: C#5, Vocal range bottom: C#4

Pua: Moana’s fiercely loyal friend. Pua always supports Moana –even if it means facing her own fears. Vocal range top: C#5, Vocal range bottom: B3

Hei Hei: Moana’s not-so-bright friend. Hei Hei is well-meaning, but naive. Vocal range top: C#5, Vocal range bottom: B3

Tamatoa: The vicious and egotistical giant crab who lives in Lalotai, the Realm of Monsters. Tamatoa enjoys gathering shiny baubles to add to an ever-growing collection. Vocal range top: B4, Vocal range bottom: B3

Ensemble roles include Ancestor Ensemble, Ocean Ensemble, Villagers (Dancers, Weavers, Fishers 1 & 2), Maui Ensemble, Monsters, Gate Monster, Left Claw, Right Claw, Shiny Ensemble, Te Fiti, Te Kā

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