Science & Theatre

Tuesday, June 03, 2014

Bloomsburg, PA USA. June 3, 2014. On Saturday, August 2, 2014, KYDEX, LLC, Sekisui America Corporation, and the Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble are teaming up to offer FREE science workshops during Science and Technology: For Real! for rising 4th and 5th grade students (students in grades 2014/2015 school year) in the Berwick, Bloomsburg, Central, Danville, and Southern Columbia School districts. Chemists and engineers from KYDEX and Sekisui will teach hands-on experiments featuring the science behind products that improve our lives and keep us safe.

"This event is in recognition of Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble's Noh Training Project 20th Anniversary Celebration," Elizabeth Dowd, Producing Director of
Noh Training Project and Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble member explains, "KYDEX and Sekisui America have long been supporters of the Noh Training Project, and this day is a terrific opportunity to celebrate science as part of everyday life as brought to us by Japanese/American manufacturing companies. Companies such as KYDEX and SEKISUI play significant roles in our communities as employers and supporters of education, art, and culture. We're most grateful to be a
part of it."

Science and Technology: For Real!
Saturday, August 2, 2014 | FREE
Bloomsburg High School cafeteria, 9:00-10:30AM, 11:00AM-12:30PM, and 1:00PM-2:30PM

Each workshop includes the same four experiments that explore how science and technology improve our lives and keep us safe with products we use every day: perfect for the budding scientist, engineer, or overall curious mind. Enrollment of up to 30 students in each workshop is on a first-come, first-served basis. Register at by July 15th. Classes are free.

Noh Training Project's Torchlight Performance of Hagoromo
August 1 and 2, 2014 | FREE and open to the public
Bloomsburg Town Park Bandshell, Sunset
NTP will present torchlight performances of the Noh play Hagoromo featuring projected English subtitles, unusual instruments, and magnificent costumes. Families are encouraged to bring chairs and blankets and enjoy a glimpse of one of the oldest theatrical forms in the world seldom seen outside of Japan.

About Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble and the Noh Training Project
Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble is a non-profit, professional theater located in the heart of downtown Bloomsburg. Founded in 1978, the Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble is celebrating its 36th season of bringing live, professional theatre and education to Northeastern Pennsylvania. For more information on BTE, please visit the website at or call (570) 784-5530 or the box office at (570) 784-8181.
The Noh Training Project is a summer three-week intensive, performance-based training program in the dance, chant, music, and performance history of Japanese classical noh drama. The Noh Training Project (NTP) offers the most intensive and extensive noh training available in the United States and attracts students from all over the world. NTP is celebrating its 20th anniversary.

KYDEX, LLC, a Sekisui Chemical Group company, is a U.S.-based global leader in specialty thermoplastic sheet design and manufacturing serving global clients across a diverse spectrum of industries including aviation, mass transit, medical devices, retail store fixtures, and industrial equipment housings, among others. From initial inspiration through final implementation, KYDEX serves as a trusted partner to its clients, providing materials in custom color choices and varied textures and finishes while meeting regulatory compliancy. KYDEX exports to over 30 countries worldwide. Delivering exceptional value, responsive service, and breakthrough solutions that are second-to-none is the mission of every member of the KYDEX team. Visit for more information.

About Sekisui Chemical Company, Ltd
Sekisui Chemical Company, Ltd. was founded in 1948 as Sekisui Sangyo Co., Ltd. With headquarters in Tokyo, it is one of Japan's largest manufacturing companies with upwards of 20,000 employees worldwide who generate annual revenue of over $11 Billion. KYDEX, LLC, formerly Kleerdex Company, was purchased by Sekisui Chemical Co., in 1990. Sekisui opened its first office in America in New York City in 1962. In 1963, they became the first Japanese plastics manufacturer in the U.S. when they opened a plant in Pennsylvania to manufacture polystyrene paper. Sekisui America Corporation (SAC) was formed in 1983, and today, the American Sekisui subsidiaries include twelve companies. Visit or for more information.