Children’s Theatre Hosts Open Auditions for “Moana JR.” at UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus

Posted on 7-12-2023

Children’s Theatre at UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus is hosting open auditions for Moana JR. on Thursday and Friday, August 16th and 17th, 5-8pm, for amateur actors aged 6-18.

Interested children and teens should prepare a short monologue (it doesn’t have to be memorized) and be ready to read excerpts from the Moana JR. script. All cast members will be chosen from auditions. Rehearsals will begin in September, and performances are October 12th-15th.

Auditions will take place in the Theatre Building at the Herbert L. Williams Theatre on the UW-Green Bay, Marinette campus. Actors are requested to sign up for an audition time in advance.

Additional Information & Audition Sign-up Link can be found HERE.

Disney’s Moana JR. is a 60-minute musical adaptation of the 2016 Disney animated film, bringing the adventures of Moana and her village of Motunui to life onstage. Moana JR. features all the beloved songs from the film, written by Tony®, GRAMMY, Emmy, and Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Lin-Manuel Miranda, Opetaia Foa’i, and Mark Mancina, including “How Far I’ll Go,” “Shiny,” and “You’re Welcome.”

This thrilling and heartwarming coming-of-age story follows the strong-willed Moana as she sets sail across the Pacific to save her village and discover the truth about her heritage. Moana and the legendary demigod Maui embark on an epic journey of self-discovery and camaraderie as both learn to harness the power that lies within. With empowering messages of bravery and selflessness, Moana JR. is sure to bring out the hero within each of us.

Children’s Theatre is sponsored by the UW-Green Bay Division of Continuing Education and Community Engagement, offering adults and youth opportunities to participate in theatrical productions.


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