The women warriors of ‘Gerardo Francisco’s Ibong Adarna’
Strong, fierce, beautiful – these are characteristics that the female corps of Ballet Manila share with the women warriors of Gerardo Francisco's Ibong Adarna. Their movements – feminine and powerful – form the core of this enchanting ballet that will open BM's 22nd performance season dubbed Flights of Fantasy. Take a peek into the rehearsals and take that first step into a magical world where three princes search for a mythical bird to heal the ailing king. Gerardo Francisco's Ibong Adarna premieres on August 26 at the Aliw Theater.