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Cast members of the Love Lies Bleeding ballet prepare to rehearse a number in the dance production created by the Alberta Ballet and Artistic Director Jean Grand-Maitre.

chris bolin The Globe and Mail

Love Lies Bleeding, Alberta Ballet's 2010 work set to pop songs by Elton John and Bernie Taupin, will travel to Vancouver later this year. Love Lies Bleeding will be performed at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre from October 13-15.

Ballet BC's 2011/12 season, announced Thursday, will also include Bliss, a full program of work by Ballet BC's resident choreographer José Navas, including a reprisal of his 2010 premiere The bliss that from their limbs all movement takes.

The Royal Winnipeg Ballet will bring Svengali to Vancouver next April. The new ballet by Mark Godden will feature film projections by Guy Maddin ( My Winnipeg).

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The season will open September 23 with The National Ballet of Canada's 60th anniversary tour, featuring works by William Forsythe, Jerome Robbins and Canadian choreographer Crystal Pite.

Ballet BC's 2011/12 season will also feature new works from choreographers Robert Glumbek, Aszure Barton and Ballet BC Artistic Director Emily Molnar.

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