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DISNEY'S MOANA JR. - Cockpit in Court Summer Theatre Non Equity Auditions

Posted: April 9, 2021
Audition Location: Baltimore, MD

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


Saturday, May 8th

10am - 1pm

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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


SYNOPSIS: Based on the 2016 Disney animated movie Moana, about the strong-willed daughter of the chief of a Polynesian village, who is chosen by the ocean itself to reunite a mystical relic with a goddess. When a blight strikes her island, Moana sets sail in search of Maui, a legendary demigod, in the hope of returning the heart of Te Fiti and saving her people. The musical features songs written by Lin-Manuel Miranda and Opetaia Foa'i.


Disney’s Moana, Jr. is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI.


?Auditions will be held virtually through Zoom

You must pre-register to audition. Visit our Sign-Up Genius at to schedule an appointment.

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!


The majority of rehearsals will be conducted virtually until approximately two weeks before opening.


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Contact Cockpit with questions, additional information:


Call: 443-840-ARTS (2787)



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 K?

Directions to CCBC Essex |

CCBC Performing Arts | 7201 Rossville Blvd, Baltimore, MD 21237


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