• 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. Must be an actor who can portray great maturity, possesses incredible energy, a fun sense of humor, and can confidently deliver songs like “How Far I’ll Go.”
    Gender: Female
    Vocal range top: D5
    Vocal range bottom: G3
  • 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. Must be an actor with great comic timing who can portray this shapeshifter’s larger-than-life personality through big gestures and high energy, making moments like “You’re Welcome” true showstoppers. 

    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
  • 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. Must be a playful actor and singer who can balance comic timing in “Where You Are (Part 2)” with heartfelt sincerity in “Song of the Ancestors.”

    Gender: Female
    Vocal range top: B4
    Vocal range bottom: G3
  • The proud leader of Motunui and Moana’s father. He prioritizes the safety of his people and his family. For this beloved and respected ruler, must be a mature and poised actor who can sing very well. 

    Gender: Male
    Vocal range top: A#2
    Vocal range bottom: E2
  • Moana’s supportive mother. She is compassionate, perceptive, and strong-willed, and trusts her daughter to make the right decisions. With both speaking and singing solos, must be a confident singer and actor who can embody a mature and respected leader. 
     
    Gender: Female
    Vocal range top: C#5
    Vocal range bottom: C#4
  • Moana’s fiercely loyal friend. Pua always supports Moana – even if it means facing her own fears. Must be an actor who is also a confident singer who can make Pua’s moments in “Where You Are (Part 2),”“How Far I’ll Go,” and “We Know the Way (Finale)” stand out.
     
    Vocal range top: C#5
    Vocal range bottom: B3
  • Moana’s not-so-bright friend. Hei Hei is well- meaning, but naive.  Must be an actor who can portray Hei Hei’s innocence and own both speaking and singing solos in “Where You Are (Part 2),”“How Far I’ll Go,” and “We Know the Way (Finale).”
     
    Vocal range top: C#5
    Vocal range bottom: B3
  • 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. For this self-centered crab with a keen sense of showmanship, we will look for an actor who isn’t afraid to own the stage and really shine.
     
    Vocal range top: B4
    Vocal range bottom: B3