Jamie Petrone

Founder & Executive Director of THISAbility

Come see Jamie perform during the Opening Ceremony, Thursday, June 13 at 7:00pm!

Jamie will also be leading The Broadway Insider Experience activity sessions on Friday and Saturday morning, as well as her Everyone Has A Story workshop on Friday and Saturday afternoon! Don’t miss out!

Jamie Petrone is the Executive Director and Founder of THISAbility, a performing arts conservatory and professional theatre company, cultivating inclusion in the arts. The mission of THISAbility is to educate enhance, empower and promote the advancement of performers of mixed abilities, creating opportunities for FULL inclusion and diversity in the arts.

Jamie is the Executive/Musical Director for Tabor Arts in Branford, CT, musical director for numerous productions through The Westchester Sandbox Theatre and Queens Theatre in NYC, and teaches voice and piano privately.


TV/Film: Subject of And…Seen documentary, 2018 Louisville International Film Festival Winner: Muhammad Ali Inspiration Award and Best in Experimental New Media, Official Selection 2019 Beloit International Film Festival, Short List 2019 ReelAbilities International Film Festival; Recurring State Department Advisor on Madam Secretary, Law & Order SVU.

Off-Broadway: Originated the role of Bonnie in The Healing, by Samuel D. Hunter (NY Times Critic Pick).

Vocal Live Performance: The Today Show, 54 Below.

Wheelchair Dance: Born Dancing Inc. at Alvin Ailey, Special Olympics.


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