BBT was created and is managed by Disney, Nickelodeon and Broadway Casting Director
and former Broadway performer David Petro.
Since our inception in 2009, Broadway Break Thru (BBT) has brought an elite performing arts education to over 6,000 students in nine different cities and featured over 400 celebrities, casting directors, talent agents, college faculty, and high-level entertainment industry professionals.
We've partnered with over 40 educational institutions and organizations, such as Roosevelt University Chicago College of Performing Arts, George School, Glencoe North Shore Congregation of Israel, BC Discoveries Dance & Theatre Arts, Francis W. Parker, The French International School, and the JCC. Whether you are auditioning for a school play, a college audition, a job interview, a feature film or the broadway stage, Broadway Break Thru will give you all the tools you need to succeed.
Through direct participation in BBT, over 60 students have been cast in feature films, television series and pilots, Broadway, National Tour, and regional theatre productions. Over 40 students have been accepted into their choice universities and colleges through the direct relationships formed in their BBT experience.