Mark Summers began his career life as an actor, training at the world famous Barbara Speake Stage School, before moving into casting for Adverts, Music Videos, Film and world tours in both Britain and America. Mark lives to cast with over 12,000 credits to his name. He's cast for everyone - David LaChapelle, Madonna, Justin Timberlake, Beyonce, Jonathan Glazier to Kenny Ortega (to name a few). He has also cast for world famous brands including Carling, Dove, Haagen Daaz, IBM, Macy's, Mercedes and Virgin.
Mark was the UK Casting Director for Michael Jackson's 'THIS IS IT' tour.
He is undoubtedly one of, if not the best in the business, having won the British Advertising Craft Award for Best Casting Director in 2003 and creating a record by being nominee on five other occasions. In 2010, Mark was honoured by Sir Paul McCartney at the world-famous Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts (LIPA) and made a ‘Friend of LIPA’, one of the highest honors ever bestowed by the University. In 2011 Mark was also made mentor & ambassador of The Royal Academy’s of Dance Promos.