Cockpit in Court Summer Theatre 2020 Moana Auditions!

General Audition Information

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All auditions are held at CCBC Essex, 7201 Rossville Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21237

Mainstage and Cabaret auditions will be held in the AHUM Building.

Court Jesters auditions will be held in the ADMIN Building, Lecture Hall.

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For musicals, bring sheet music; accompanist will be provided.

Dance auditions will be held; dress appropriately.

For plays, no monologue necessary; be prepared to read from script.

Headshots and resumes welcome, but not required.

Young performers may bring music or sing a simple song with the piano. Older children may be asked to read from the script.

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Court Jesters Young People’s Theatre

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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
Show Dates: July 10–19, 2020

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


Audition Dates:
Monday, March 30, 2020 6:30pm – 9pm
Tuesday, March 31, 2020 6:30pm – 9pm

Character Descriptions:

Moana The vibrant, tenacious, and optimistic daughter of Motunui’schief. 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 rangebottom: G2

Chief Ancestors (1-3) 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 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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