Audition for Moana Jr

Open auditions for ages 6-13 are scheduled for Moana Jr, opening in September, 2023 at the Morgan Hill Community Playhouse.

Moana Jr.

Directed by Jenn Oliphant


Audition Dates

  • Monday, July 10, 6-8 pm
  • Tuesday, July 11, 6-8 pm

Rehearsals and Performances

  • Rehearsals begin August 7, 2023 and will be held Monday through Thursday evenings at the South Valley Civic Theatre Warehouse (16842 Joleen Way Bldg. G2, Morgan Hill, CA)
  • Evening Performances: September 22, 23, 29, 30 & October 6 at 7:00 pm
  • Matinee Performances:   September 23, 24, 30 & October 1, 7  at 2:00 pm.



    • Moana – a strong, confident young woman and the future Chief of Motunui who is deeply connected to her island as well as the ocean and is curious about what lies beyond the reef; empowered and driven, Moana will stop at nothing to save her people
    • Chief Tui– Moana’s father and leader of Motunui who is protective of his daughter and his people, always wanting to keep them safe
    • Sina – Moana’s kind and loving mother who takes great pride in her daughter
    • Pua – One of Moana’s best friends, who is sweet and unconditionally loyal, even if easily scared
    • Hei Hei – Moana’s other best friend, who is well meaning but no so bright
    • Gramma Tala – the wise and eccentric grandmother of Moana and mother of Chief Tui; she holds her role as Motunui’s storyteller with pride, passing on the stories of the island’s past
    • Maui – the comedic, selfish, and sarcastic demigod of the wind and sea, who actually has a heart of gold
    • Tomatoa – a gigantic crab and collector of all things “shiny”, who is dangerously egotistical and dramatic
    • Left Claw and Right Claw – Tatmatoa’s crony like claws who act as extensions of the crab’s self-centered and ostentatious nature
    • Te Fiti – the regal and benevolent mother island, creator of all life; without her hear she appears as TE KA, a demon of earth and fire
    • Ensemble 
      • Ancestor Ensemble – the ancient people of Motunui;
      • Ocean Ensemble – a personification of the ocean and friend of Moana; Villagers of Motunui, including Dancers, Weavers, and Fishers;
      • Maui Ensemble – conjured fans of the demigod, always ready to sing Maui’s praises;
      • Monsters of Lalotai, including a Gate Monster; and Shiny Ensemble – Tamatoa’s glorious accomplices


    Scheduling and Preparing for Your Audition

      • Please click here for an audition packet. Complete and print the packet and bring it to your audition, along with a headshot and a list of all potential conflicts..
      • Click here to reserve an audition slot, or contact if you need to arrange for an alternative time or have any questions.
      • Please come to the audition prepared to sing 30 seconds of a song of your choice (acapella or with music track), and dress comfortably to learn a short dance piece.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

South Valley Civic Theatre expects that all people, regardless of race, ethnicity, sexual identity, culture, age, gender expression, background, ability, economic status, education, credentials and experience have the opportunity to be engaged in our programming. .We encourage all actors to audition.