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ABOUT 
UNDERWRAPS

All our shows are a product of combined skillsets and talent. Our contributors are experienced

professionals, who have forged strong working relationships with Underwraps over many years of

collaboration. Knowledge of these strengths and abilities and trust to deliver as promised, are

implicit in all that we do together.

OUR TEAM

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RUTH TRANTOR, FOUNDER AND DIRECTOR

Since founding Underwraps in 1996, Ruth has been creating, designing, and delivering shows to the global live entertainment industry for over 25 years. It is a source of great pride that many of her clients have been working with Underwraps for almost as long as the company has been in business.

 

From London’s O2 Arena, to a Naval aircraft carrier in the South China sea, (and every conceivable venue in between), she has made memorable events for clients all over the world.

Projects include:

  • Production shows for Global Village Dubai, Ferrari World, Nickelodeon, Mattel, Butlins
     

  • Brand launches for Emirates, Mercedes, Renault, Mars, PepsiCo, GlaxoSmithKline
     

  • Corporate events for Google, Forever Living, HSBC, ING, England Rugby

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SIMON BARNUM - SENIOR CHOREOGRAPHER

Simon is our Senior choreographer. He began his choreographic career working as an assistant on productions such as X-Factor for Cheryl Cole...

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DAVID ANDERSON - CHOREOGRAPHER

David brings his extensive experience working as a dancer for world-class artistes (Rihanna, Coldplay, Jay Z, One Direction) and in top-ranking TV shows...

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ASHLEE BARRETT-BOURMIER - COSTUME DESIGNER & STYLIST

Our Head of Costume is Ashlee Barrett-Bourmier, a Costume Designer and Stylist based in London. Educated in Fine Arts and then later a degree in Fashion...

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CHARLOTTE CHAPMAN - KIDS THEATRE

Charlotte is our Kids Theatre choreographer with vast experience working for top brands in this field. Recent projects include shows at Global Village, Dubai, for PJ Masks...

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ROBIN SCOTT - COMPOSER & ARRANGER

Robin composes and creates all our original soundtracks. A talented musician and singer in his own right, he has had the pleasure of sharing the stage...

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JARED DOUGHTY - FLYING & RIGGING CONSULTANT

Jared is our advisor on all aspects of performer flying and rigging. After 15 years with Fly By Foy, it is safe to say that Jared has rigged every conceivable arena...

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TONY MASON - PUPPETS, MASKS & PROPS

Tony makes all our large-scale puppets as well as masks, props, and unusual costume pieces. He graduated with a Fine Arts degree in Painting & Film and after

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TERRY GRANT - CONSULTANT IN SPECIAL EFFECTS

Terry is our consultant for stunt work and large-scale special effects. His experience in the live event

and film world us unparalleled. He is the one of...