Allan Trautman

Puppeteer

 
Allan Trautman is a lead puppeteer and puppetry technique instructor for The Jim Henson Company, working in feature films, televsion and commercials, with the Muppets and many other productions. He has performed in over 250 primetime series episodes as a lead character, and performed lead characters in many feature films.
  • Allan in Gripe
  • Allan performs Gush in "Splash and Bubbles"
  • Allan in The Jungle Book
  • Allan in The Muppets Take the Hollywood Bowl
  • Allan in The Jungle Book
  • On stage with Puppet Up!
  • Allan in The Jungle Book

Current and recent puppetry work

Gripe

Gripe—written and directed by Allan Trautman

Puppet Up!—Uncensored

Allan in Puppet Up!

The Muppets Take the Hollywood Bowl

Allan in The Muppets Take the Hollywood Bowl

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Puppetry for film

The Happytime Murders
The Happytime Murders
Worm guys team plus other characters
Worm guys team plus other characters
Juicer, other characters
Juicer, other characters
Worm Guys team, other characters
Worm Guys team, other characters
The Tarman
The Tarman
Lead puppeteer on Ferdinand the Duck, Duchess the Cat, and Old Ewe
Lead puppeteer on Ferdinand the Duck, Duchess the Cat, and Old Ewe
Mike's hands
Mike's hands
Mr. Tinkles team, Calico lead
Mr. Tinkles team, Calico lead
Lead puppeteer and performance coordinator
Lead puppeteer and performance coordinator
Tarman, again!
Tarman, again!
Barbeque Pig plus other characters
Barbeque Pig plus other characters
Jack Frost team
Jack Frost team
Lab rat
Lab rat
Fred Bedderhead lead puppeteer
Fred Bedderhead lead puppeteer
The Macabre World of Lavendar Williams—lead puppeteer
The Macabre World of Lavendar Williams—lead puppeteer

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Puppetry for television

"LA to Vegas" on Fox

Allan in L.A. to Vegas

"Adam Ruins Everything" on TruTV

Allan performs Adam in Adam Ruins Everything
Series regular. Allan was Fran's puppeteer as well as many other characters
Series regular. Allan was Fran's puppeteer as well as many other characters
"Unhappily Ever After" Mr. Floppy puppeteer.
Various characters
Various characters
The Jim Henson Company's
The Jim Henson Company's "Word Party" on Netflix
Various characters
Various characters
Performer, director
Performer, director
Various characters
Various characters
Various characters
Various characters
Snowman narrator, other characters
Snowman narrator, other characters
Various characters
Various characters
Various characters
Various characters
Various characters
Various characters
Various characters
Various characters
The Dolly Parton Show
The Dolly Parton Show

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Puppetry for the Internet

Puppet doctor, various other charcters
Puppet doctor, various other charcters
"Ketchup with the Hot Dogs" various characters
Skrumpie
Skrumpie
Series regular
Series regular
Various characters in
Various characters in "Alt Reality"
"Lost Unrangled" promos for ABC
Serenading Unicorn commercials for Juicy Fruit
Serenading Unicorn commercials for Juicy Fruit

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Puppetry for commercials

Hershey S'mores
Hershey S'mores
Nationwide Insurance hand shadows
Nationwide Insurance hand shadows
Pizza Hut with the Muppets
Pizza Hut with the Muppets
Pepsi
Pepsi "Uncle Teddy" Superbowl spot

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Puppeteer and voiceover

Trish Ryan
DPN Talent
9201 W Olympic Blvd
Beverly Hills CA 90212-4605
(310) 432-7800

Commercial on-camera

Ashley Partington
LA Talent
7700 Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles CA 90046
(323) 436-7700

Theatrical on-camera

Lindsay Mass
DPN Talent
9201 W Olympic Blvd
Beverly Hills CA 90212-4605
(310) 432-7800