August 7 and 8, 2009 the Noh Training Project (NTP),
a program of the Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble, will celebrate
its 15th Anniversary with a presentation of the classic
Noh play Funabenkei.
Under the Artistic Direction
of Noh expert Richard Emmert, and with the professional
assistance of professional Noh actors Matsui Akira and
Oshima Kinue, this torchlight presentation of Funabenkei
will be performed in Japanese by the Senior Students
of NTP. The evening will begin at 7:00 p.m. when the
first year and intermediate students will offer short
excerpts from Noh plays with commentary from NTP Director
Richard Emmert. The torch lighting ceremony will take
place at 8:00 p.m. followed by the performance of Funabenkei.
Local vendors, including Catawissa Bottling Company
will be selling refreshments throughout the evening.
or for more information, please visit www.nohtrainingproject.org
or email Elizabeth Dowd at firstname.lastname@example.org.