Allan Trautman

Puppeteer, Actor, Director, Educator

Allan has performed hand puppets, animatronic creatures, and computer generated characters for the Jim Henson Company, Jim Henson's Creature Shop and others, both here and abroad. He was the lead puppeteer for Ferdinand the Duck in Babe, Eddie Murphy’s dog in Dr. Dolittle, and he puppeteered on the Men in Black movies. He performed off-Broadway in Stuffed and Unstrung, the Henson company’s internationally acclaimed puppet improv show, now touring as Puppet Up! - Uncensored. See his puppeteer resume for more info.
Allan has worked as an on-camera actor in films, TV series, and commercials, and also has quite a bit of stage experience. Appearances include Joan of Arcadia, Grounded for Life, the Coen Brothers movie Intolerable Cruelty, and various productions of Shakespeare. See his acting resume for more details.
Allan directed a number of episodes in the first season of Sid the Science Kid, the Emmy-nominated PBS Kids TV series produced by the Jim Henson Company.
Allan has been teaching improvisation and acting at College of the Canyons since 2007, and directing the college’s improv performance group, Comedians of the Canyons. He has also taught as an assistant professor in the theatre department of CSU, Bakersfield.
Trish Ryan
DPN Talent
9201 W Olympic Blvd
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LA Talent
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Los Angeles CA 90046
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PO Box 801084
Santa Clarita, CA 91380