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\ I f Nov. 10, 1966 (All papers notified of missing par. in The Little Angels release for Sun., Nov. 13): "Sponsoring the appearance here for the company that thrilled American audiences in their first annual tour will be the students of New College who will turn over all profits to the United Fund of Manatee County and the United Appeal of Sarasota County."
COLLEGE /' NEWS RELEASE NEW COLLEGE, SARASOTA, FLORIDA FURMAN C ARTHUR INFORMATION FOR RELEASE: NOVEMBER 13, 1966 The Little Angels, a company of 27 young folk dancers from Korea, return to this area January 15 they give a new performance at the Sarasota Hunicipal Auditorium. In the company are 26 girls and one boy, all betHeen the ages of seven and fourteen, who perform folk dances selected from more than 21000 years of Korean cultural history. All of the troupe have been selected in a Korea-wide talent search and then trained under the direction of that nation's foremost choreographer and most distinguished ballerina. Accompanying the dancers is a court music orchestra, made up of distinguished adult faculty members of the Korean National Court Music Academy in Seoul. This is the second American tour for the troupe that last year won the hearts of millions of Americans in appearances all over the country and also through special appearance on the national television show of Ed Sullivan. -more-
TilE LITTLE ANGELS Page 2 The performance of The Little Angels is colorful, exciting and swift-paced. They perform fifteen different numbers each changes of costume. Every dance represents part of the folk tradition of the Koreans and a narrator explains the significance of each. All of them, such as the Festival of the Heavers, the Stvord Dance, and the Wedding Day, tell their stories through the dance, and the music. 1fuile the dance is both exotic and ancient, its pace is spirited and in this respect differs from the traditional and more stately Oriental musical danc.e. Mail and telephone reservations for the appearance of The Little Angels are now being taken. Hail subscriptions should be addressed to Net..r College, Post Office Box Sarasota, and telephone reservations may be made by calling 355-7131, Ext. 43. Tickets are $5.00 for adults and $2.00 for children. Netv College students soon will be in both Manatee and Sarasota Counties conducting public sales of tickets. All proceeds above expenses for the performance be divided bettveen the United Fund of Hanatee County and the United Appeal of Sarasota County. Mike Cassell, student chairman, said that he hoped that by means of this presentation, the students could help to make meaningful contributions to the New Collece includes both counties.
THE LITTLE ANGELS Page 3 Serving as adviser to the group is L. t?. Horning,a trustee of New College. As an officer of the Korean Cultural and Freedom Foundation he made possible the appearance of The Little Angels. The Foundation is headed by Honorary Presidents D. EisenhoNer, Harry s. Truman, and President Admiral Arleigh Burke. -30-