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Moana JR.

April 2022, Richmond School of Arts

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.

Director: Annastasia Denton
Music Director: David Catterall
Choreographer: Bec Blackwell
Assistant Director: Tahlia Ransley

Production Manager: Crystal Forbes

Stage Manager: Ruth Newell

Moana: Zaebriel Orayenza 

Maui: Xion Jarvis 

Chief Ancestor 1: Jakayla Nelson 

Chief Ancestor 2: Claudia Thomas 

Chief Ancestor 3: Gabbi Young 

Chief Tui: Aled Stephens 

Sina: Jaimee Gale 

Gramma T’ala: Rochelle Lowther 

Tamatoa: Cole Zoernleib 

Te Fiti: Alana Kenn 

Hei Hei: Samuel Forbes 

Pua: Claudia Bowden 

Claw Left: Gwen Gregory 

Claw Right: Bonnie Sherriff  

Featured Dancers: 

Alyssa Darroch 

Annabelle Duck 

Annabel Forbes 

Mia Hamilton 

Jade Hawes  


Kayla Cambourn 

Joshua Duck 

Natalie Duck 

Erin Kenn 

Elissa Lindsay 

Cadence Metierre 

Lara Mitchell 

Zaevar Orayenza 

Bella Sidoruk 

Izabelle Walker 

Maya Watkins


Fantasia Showstoppers production of 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  

Licensed exclusively by Music Theatre International (Australasia). All performance materials supplied by Hal Leonard Australia.

Photography credit: Simon Dane

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