Allan Trautman

Puppeteer, Film actor

1955 –

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Who is Allan Trautman?

Allan Trautman is an actor and puppeteer. He is originally from Brooklyn, New York. Trautman has a B.A. in Physics and Drama from Washington University in St. Louis. He had his first job as a puppeteer during college working on "The Letter People". He also has an MFA in Acting from California Institute of the Arts. Trautman spent two summers performing at the Colorado Shakespeare Festival. He stayed in Los Angeles after graduation and performed with Sid and Marty Krofft. Trautman began working with the Muppets in 1990 on Muppet*Vision 3D, still showing in the Disney theme parks. He has been working with Jim Henson's Creature Shop since 1991 on animatronic projects as well as The Henson Digital Performance Studio. He is a cast member of Henson Alternative's puppet improv show, Puppet Up!, touring to such places as Melbourne and Sydney, Australia. He has also teaches Improvisation at College of the Canyons in Santa Clarita, California.

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Born
1955
Brooklyn
Also known as
  • Allan Keith Trautman
  • Alan Trautman
Spouses
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Washington University in St. Louis
  • California Institute of the Arts

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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