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He was recommended to an agent in Los Angeles by his drama teacher, Robyn Metchik (the mother of actors Aaron Michael Metchik and Asher Metchik).
Compare Deader Than Disco, Hype Aversion, Hype Backlash, Music Is Politics.
He began acting professionally in the early 2000s, and rose to prominence in the late 2000s for his leading role in the High School Musical franchise (2006–2008).
During this time, he also starred in the musical film Hairspray (2007) and the comedy film 17 Again (2009).
Also compare it to the "star system" employed by the studios during The Golden Age of Hollywood, which this is effectively a modernized version of.
A related term in Professional Wrestling is referred to by fans as "pushed to the moon." Basically, when the people backstage take a particular shine to a new wrestler, they're hyped ("pushed" in wrestling slang) and promoted well beyond their current skill set (both wrestling ability and characterization and ability to cut promos, known as "mic work.") Some can catch up and become superstars, others sadly can't.
:) It was fun while it lasted, but apparently Rob Morrow and Gina Gershon did not make a perfect match.