Ian and Clare
Ian and Clare met during the early 90s while performing as dancers on the set of iconic British TV Show, Top of the Pops. Over the next 20 years, both followed successful careers in fashion, media and advertising in the United Kingdom and Europe. Their love for supporting performers and artists, including the likes of Annie Lennox, Sting and John Legend, has united them after many years to plough their passion, creativity and hard work into the actors and models who they represent at Starling Casting.
During a career spanning more than 25 years, Ian Mills has established himself as an inspiring performer, choreographer, creative director and mentor. During this time he worked with leading brands; including John Lewis, Nike and Jean Paul Gautier; TV and film; including Richard Curtis in Love Actually, The X Factor, Gordon Ramsay; and advertising agencies; Lowe, Abbot Mead Vickers, and Ogilvy and Mathers.
He is bringing his extensive experience working with models, performers and the world’s top brands to lead Starling Casting on its new journey.
Clare began performing at an early age and after graduation started working as a dancer and choreographer in numerous West End shows TV shows and POP Tours.
After retiring from dance, Clare became a sought after fashion stylist worked with the likes of Black Eyed Peas, Erasure, Whitney Houston and Lionel Ritchie, Pussy Cat Dolls, Robbie Williams, Geri Halliwell, and Emma Bunton.
“We share a passion for finding, nurturing and supporting amazing and unique talent.
Helping our clients find the best opportunities to excel and thrive is our number one priority.”
- Ian and Clare