2022 Main Stage MUSICAL

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Audition REGISTRATION
Link will open Sept 1, 2022

The thrilling story that follows the strong-willed Moana as she sets sail across the Pacific to save her village and discover the truth about her Oceania 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.

REHEARSALS  held at Treehouse Theater

PERFORMANCES are Dec. 1-4, 2022, at UWGB-Manitowoc Theatre

LEVEL 2 MUSICALS are great for experienced students, ages 8-18, ready to perform on the big stage

AUDITIONS

for every role are open to all interested youth, ages 8-18. 

Up to 50 students will be cast, with a max of five, ages 8-10. 

 

Auditioning students should prepare and memorize:

 

  • a one-minute song (from a music theater production) that highlights their vocal range

  • a one-minute monologue that highlights their diction and range of emotion

PRODUCTION CALENDAR

PRE-AUDITION WORKSHOP (optional, no cost, no RSVP needed)

Sunday, September 11:  6-6:45 pm

 

AUDITIONS (90 minute timeslots) 

Tuesday, Sept. 13

6:00-7:30 pm OR 7:30-9:00 pm

 

Thursday, Sept. 15

6:00-7:30 pm OR 7:30-9:00 pm

CALLBACKS

Sunday, Sept. 18, beginning at noon

CAST/CREW READ THRU & FIRST REHEARSAL

Thursday, Sept. 22, 6-8 pm 

REHEARSAL TIME FRAMES

Sept. 22 - Nov. 22

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6-8 pm

Saturdays, 10 am - 2 pm

Actor conflicts, both weekly and one-time, within these timeframes must be reported during registration or at Auditions.  The Production Team will develop the detailed Rehearsal Schedule developed AFTER Casting is complete, working around reported Actor Conflicts.  Excessive conflicts and/or absences will not be tolerated. 

HOLIDAY PARADE, float (optional)

        Wednesday, Nov. 23, 6 pm

MOVE-IN / SET ASSEMBLY / TECH REHEARSAL

        Sunday, Nov. 27

DRESS REHEARSALS

Monday, Nov. 28 - Wednesday, Nov. 30

PERFORMANCES

Dec . 1, 2 & 3 at 7 pm

Dec. 3 & 4 at 2 pm

PRODUCTION STAFF

 

Executive Director - KAREN ROHRER

Director - LISA HEILI

Music Director -

Choreographer - MADDE GILMORE

Stage Manager -

Costumes -

Props -

Set Design / Build -

Set Decorator -

Make up Design -

Hair Design -

Lighting Design - LORI HEBEL

Sound Design - AARON LUDOLPH

SONG LIST

In the Beginning...

Tulou Tagaloa

Where You Are (Part 1)

Where You Are (Part 2)

How Far I'll Go

We Know the Way

Where You Are (Reprise)

How Far I'll Go (Reprise)

You're Welcome

Warrior Face (Part 1)

Warrior Face (Part 2)

Warrior Face (Part 3)

Shiny (Part 1)

Shiny (Part 2)

Song of the Ancestors

Warrior Face (Reprise) / Logo Te Pate

Know Who You Are

Te Fiti Restored

Tulou Tagaloa (Reprise)

We Know the Way (Reprise)

PARTICIPATION FEE

 

$225/student - due by October 1, 2022

Student scholarship applications ensure access to our quality programming for all interested youth

    1 -- ONLINE (processing fees apply)

    2 -- CHECK (payable to Treehouse Theater) mailed to PO Box 1722

               Manitowoc, WI  54221

     3 -- VENMO (@treehousetheater)

ROLES

Moana

Maui

Chief Ancestors 1-3

Grandma Tala

Chief Tui

Sina

Pua

Hei Hei

Tamatoa

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

PRODUCTION CREDITS

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

Presented through special arrangement with Music Theater International (MTI).  All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI.

www.MTIShows.com