billig aldactone i sverige køb af tegretol online online drogist colospa ny billig zofran prandin køb uden recept zyrtec køb hvor køb urispas piller billig dramamine 2013 hvor kan man købe dutas uden recept bupropion piller håndkøb decadron generika online shop hvilke lande kan man købe hytrin uden recept billige zocor piller anafranil sandoz p-piller køb af terramycin til kvinder probalan lignende piller køb billigt cialis combivent 100 mg billig hvordan får man recept på colchicine kan extra super avana piller blive for gamle billige coreg køb ginette-35 online køb af midamor i usa billig sinemet generika online celebrex periactin salg køb af phenergan i udlandet køb cephalexin piller køb accutane dk glucovance online billig cytoxan online in nederland hvor bestille diarex køb rosuvastatin billigt alesse piller håndkøb erfaring med køb af super avana online hvor kan man købe billig forzest lasix 20mg billig billig plaquenil ratiopharm kan man få actoplus met uden recept køb af amitriptyline køb billig arimidex online ny billig mircette billig celebrex i sverige billig mobic ratiopharm hvor kan jeg købe isoptin uden recept køb levothroid billigt køb dapoxetine pille confido 35 mg filmomhulde tablet medicijnen køb billig aciclovir minomycin 20 mg filmomhulde tablet medicijnen køb af levitra super active i spanien billig-liponexol von ratiopharm købe zantac billigt rygestop piller panmycin nootropil billigt online rygestop piller viagra plus levitra extra dosage 84 billig køb af ponstel på apotek motrin piller nu levering requip køb flydende cefixime er der recept på strattera claritin creme billig køb af midamor i thailand generika compazine billig billig kopi skelaxin kan crestor piller blive gamle billig aceon 2013 lovligt køb af bystolic online køb af baclofen albendazole 20mg billig hytrin køb hvor order hyaluronic acid inhaler online flonase tablet medicine omnicef hcl 750 mg er tablet serpina online billigst order fml forte inhaler online biaxin emulgel billig billige lozol billige motilium levitra super active evohaler order online fungsi obat celebrex tablet peni large ratiopharm billig levitra ingen recept skal der recept til tretinoin køb billig zyloprim hvad gør benzac piller køb af prandin køb af ponstel tyskland rxmeds hub order cleocin gel online levering cardizem køb forzest til mænd erfaring med køb af flonase online lipothin 20mg billig kaufen zenegra piller salg af viagra super active i danmark køb danazol piller lamictal evohaler online hvor kan jeg købe generisk promethazine cialis professional piller gravid hvad er tetracycline piller køb clozaril københavn online køb af celadrin order amoxil inhaler online pamelor billig bestellen order advair diskus er online eldepryl online sverige plavix køb billigt billig mycelex-g ratiopharm celadrin hcl 750 mg er tablet kan aciphex købes på apoteket uden recept diabecon recept proventil lave omkostninger køb af zestoretic tyskland køb tulsi sleep istedgade billige accutane piller erfaring med generisk lamisil funkar generisk paxil online coumadin køb maxalt dansk levitra jelly tablet for allergy rxmeds hub order orlistat soft online køb danazol danmark køb billig zithromax hvor kan jeg købe generisk tretinoin hvor kan man bestille effexor xr order bupron sr inhaler online køb af eldepryl uden recept zofran tablet for allergy billig innopran xl ratiopharm actoplus met køb uden recept køb af zoloft piller online prinivil engleskog diclofenac piller til kvinder order mestinon d online købe anafranil billigt køb af diovan tyskland køb hydrochlorothiazide hurtig levering tricor 20mg billig aldactone lignende piller køb finpecia danmark køb zebeta online danmark køb rumalaya liniment i eu køb nexium på nettet proscar 500 billig online trial erection packs 1 engleskog køb periactin dk hvad koster renagel piller rxmeds hub order slimex online billig torsemide von pfizer køb nicotinell i sverige ceftin køb i tyskland levitra professional ratiopharm billig kaufen clomid rabat online drogist compazine køb naturlig tulsi sleep aceon piller til mænd salg af celadrin køb motrin lovligt robaxin piller online 6 medicine cholestoplex piller html skal man have recept til zyban sikker køb af aygestin på nettet køb aciclovir i sverige brand advair diskus 500 billig hvor køber man temovate online order alli er online kan man købe topamax uden recept i tyskland allegra hcl 750 mg er tablet køb epivir-hbv i dk fungsi tablet slimex køb af clindamycin online køb naturlig cleocin køb bactroban i sverige køb af cialis professional i udlandet online drogist celadrin advair diskus køb danmark køb protonix dk bupron sr ratiopharm billig ventolin piller købe coreg uden recept ordre hyaluronic acid online erfaring med køb af aciphex pilex billig order orlistat online kwikmed vasotec 20 mg filmomhulde tablet medicijnen skal man have recept til vantin funkar generisk yasmin cardura rabat ralista recept køb billigt bentyl femcare og p piller køb dostinex i udlandet køb billig mentat køb aleve i udlandet lopid piller gravid ny billig nizagara skal man bruge recept til kamagra polo billig kopi bactrim prilosec piller nu hvad koster proventil piller kræver propecia recept kytril til kvinder køb køb af calcium carbonate i danmark actonel tablet micronase piller håndkøb kan trazodone piller blive gamle fungsi tablet aciclovir ranitidine recept paxil generika online shop avodart lave omkostninger hvordan bestille inderal diltiazem køb uden recept køb lanoxin i danmark generic trial erection packs 1 online anafranil 20mg billig bestille trial erection packs 1 i norge ampicillin 25 mg køb billig nitrofurantoin furosemide online nederland kan zyprexa piller blive for gamle køb af panmycin danmark midamor generika online shop methotrexate billigt online erfaring med køb af eldepryl online sikkert køb af doxazosin på nettet online køb af propranolol billig kamagra oral jelly 2013 kan man købe vasodilan på apoteket uden recept køb sumycin lovligt erfaringer med køb af lamisil online famvir engleskog salg af suprax i danmark erfaring med køb af super avana på nettet erfaringer med køb af micardis køb pyridium i sverige claritin piller køb levitra omkostninger diabecon online in nederland aceon til kvinder køb billig sarafem generika køb af bystolic over nettet benicar køb billigt køb mentat lovligt hvad er arava piller er der recept på lotrisone køb af billig tadalis sx køb billigt rumalaya gel billig confido forum avalide omkostninger online tetracycline engleskog cyklokapron evohaler online kan abana købes på apoteket uden receptkan man købe brand levitra uden recept på apoteket køb tricor i københavn floxin lignende piller salg af noroxin køb diclofenac gel københavn hvor kan man købe billig isoptin celexa 25 mg køb køb af prilosec i thailand billige cialis professional køb billigt ampicillin køb af billig evecare køb billige super avana køb af sildalis tyskland skal man bruge recept til zithromax køb duphalac uden recept aristocort køb uden recept køb af celexa i thailand order diltiazem er online køb top avana københavn hvad koster levitra super active piller kræver quibron-t recept hvor køber man billig pyridium køb minomycin istedgade tinidazole 20 mg filmomhulde tablet medicijnen rxmeds hub order super avana soft online antivert gel eller tablet generisk zovirax farligt købe female viagra online brand amoxil salg privat salg af lopressor rxmeds hub order peni large online benemid evohaler online torsemide 100 mg billig forzest sandoz piller køb af bupron sr i danmark viagra professional køb hvor bactrim uden recept i danmark køb evecare billigt købe femara online erfaring med generisk kamagra chewable online depakote engleskog køb kamagra oral jelly danmark reminyl uden recept på apoteket skal man have recept på lynoral online paroxetine skal man have recept på cleocin gel køb hyzaar på nettet hurtig levering af endep køb af serpina over nettet reglan nederland online hvor køber man benadryl online levering celexa nl tricor køb betapace 24 uur levering generic myambutol online købe procardia køb af npxl sikker køb af minocin på nettet atrovent 500 billig topamax online billig bystolic køb hvor lexapro recept nederland female viagra piller køb af arcoxia over nettet køb af tretinoin i udlandet salg af pristiq i danmark køb flydende terramycin generisk ampicillin online køb keftab hurtig levering køb malegra dxt uden recept fungsi obat nolvadex tablet købe serophene billigt sominex køb danmark køb prilosec liv 52 online billig order depakote d online spiegel online imitrex hvad koster temovate piller online chloramphenicol engleskog lipothin køb i danmark køb af avodart over nettet online drogist serophene speman køb københavn vytorin 35 mg filmomhulde tablet medicijnen kan minocin piller blive gamle online carafate online drogist diarex hvor kan man bestille duphalac celadrin 25 mg køb ny billig confido doxazosin 20mg billig kaufen købe zyban online køb minocin køb aricept i dk panmycin dragees billig kræver naltrexone recept køb af silvitra piller cytoxan billig spiegel online kamagra polo decadron uden recept køb af sarafem på nettet valtrex tablet medicine købe finast erfaring med køb af gyne-lotrimin på nettet cialis super active hcl 750 mg er tablet sikkert køb af voltaren på nettet køb clomid til mænd tadapox piller billig female viagra sverige billig yasmin generika køb af keppra i danmark mobic piller online køb cephalexin lioresal online in nederland diltiazem hcl 750 mg er tablet køb af methotrexate over nettet køb af zestoretic i england hvor kan man købe billig suhagra generisk zyprexa levering lasuna billig flagyl er i sverige køb zithromax i danmark cleocin køb online hoodia 25 mg køb køb cialis extra dosage uden recept mentat tablet for allergy cleocin gel ingen recept nexium 35 mg filmomhulde tablet medicijnen køb af rumalaya liniment lovligt køb peni large online hvordan bestille albendazole feldene til kvinder køb hvor kan jeg købe ranitidine uden recept rygestop piller exelon køb eurax til kvinder order endep online kwikmed zyprexa piller gravid sikkert køb af penegra køb ginseng hurtig levering hvilke lande kan man købe fincar uden recept sikker køb af temovate på nettet køb procardia i eu hvor køber man sildalis online super avana recept nederland køb af ciplox i eu dutas lave omkostninger inderal og p piller entocort generika billig køb aciphex online køb billige lincocin augmentin køb danmark køb flydende diclofenac gel hvad koster feldene piller billig viagra jelly forum kan doxazosin købes på apoteket uden recept køb cleocin gel dansk hvor bestille ceftin køb af mobic på apotek køb af neurontin i england finax piller nu online køb af hydrea erfaring med køb af mircette køb af colchicine i tyskland flonase 20mg billig kaufen køb af lipothin generika ventolin billig køb prometrium i dk generika motilium billig køb lioresal hurtig levering køb hytrin online danmark seroquel generika online shop ny billig zoloft spiegel online entocort triamcinolone omkostninger ny billig plendil kan coreg piller blive for gamle evecare piller nu rygestop piller zebeta evecare piller graviditet billig generisk motilium nolvadex piller til mænd generisk robaxin sverige super avana 20 mg filmomhulde tablet medicijnen brand amoxil piller graviditet hurtig levering af reminyl atrovent piller til mænd spiegel online epivir-hbv kan man få diovan uden recept erfaringer med køb af maxalt på nettet køb requip online sikkert sikkert køb af zocor billig bentyl i sverige online drogist actos hvor kan jeg købe generisk rumalaya forte hurtig levering af sildalis skal der recept til plavix køb zestoretic aciphex online nederland abana 24 uur levering cialis soft køb i danmark køb af quibron-t til kvinder køb zocor istedgade billig-pristiq von ratiopharm kræver female cialis recept kan man købe cialis soft uden recept order kamagra super online hvor kan jeg købe generisk brahmi hvor køber man billig zetia tadacip piller til kvinder eulexin piller gravid billige endep billig shuddha guggulu 2013 erfaring med køb af lisinopril cardizem 84 billig køb af triamcinolone i udlandet rygestop piller flonase hvor kan man bestille remeron køb aldactone i tyskland kan man købe speman uden recept i tyskland dipyridamole køb dk eulexin lave omkostninger robaxin online billigst actos ingen recept generic citalopram online tricor 25 mg køb køb tenormin til kvinder generisk deltasone i sverige acticin køb i tyskland minocycline order online lovlig køb af cleocin gel er der recept på peni large alesse sandoz p-piller ordre trial erection packs 1 online generisk tulsi sleep soft tabs levering mycelex-g nl billige levitra super active lamictal generika billig kaufen kan brand amoxil købes på apoteket uden recept lovligt køb af azulfidine trimox generika online shop ordre feldene online erfaringer med køb af keppra kan man få serpina uden recept ceftin laveste pris køb billigt ginette-35 billig generisk viagra sublingual hvordan bestille serevent
Home Articles
Dance for Joy!

Kissing under the mistletoe…decorating with evergreen wreaths, silver bells and red holly…baking sugar cook­ies…brightly wrapped surprises waiting to be opened… singing carols by a crackling fire… The holiday season is upon us, bring­ing beloved and time-honored traditions, memories and goodies in its festive wake. This year—thanks to a collaboration between the New York City Ballet (NYCB) and the Tonner Doll Co. (TDC) that brings a new ex­pression to a beloved symbol of the season—all good doll collectors (if you’ve been naughty, there’s still hope) can look forward to a delightful gift.

In celebration of its sponsorship of the 2006 Nutcracker Family Benefit supporting NYCB and its official school, the School of American Ballet, TDC is unveiling graceful ballerina dolls. The collection’s designs are based on and inspired by the original costumes of NYCB’s production of George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker™.

The NYCB dolls, approximately 16 inches tall, boast multiple articulated joints, including bending wrists. Dolls are sculpted with stationary en pointe feet (one style is made with standard high-heel arched fashion feet) and feature a smaller bustline than traditional Tyler-style 16-inch fashion dolls. The Emilie head sculpt is used on all 16-inch dolls in the debut NYCB collection; it is not the same as the Cinderella’s Wicked Stepsister Euphemia head sculpt, which is also a new sculpt.

“Marie’s Special GiftThe dolls will help bring the ballet’s magical fantasy into collectors’ homes and recapture fond childhood memories of the holiday ballet, and all the excitement and anticipation this special season brings.  While the 1892 version of The Nutcracker is now the most popular, it was the least well known of Tschaikovksy’s ballets until George Balanchine staged his adaptation in 1954. A resounding success, George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker™ has become an enchanting introduction in the artistry and grace of the ballet for generations of children.

The ballet also marked one of the most important artistic collaborations of the 20th century—that of George Balanchine and the great costume de­signer, Barbara Karinska. Beyond music and choreography, production de­sign can be a signature element of a ballet. According to Robert Daniels, NYCB’s managing director of marketing and communications, the “leo­tard ballets” or the “black and white ballets” serve as visual signatures. “The dan­cers are costumed in black and white leotards, and the backdrop for the ballet is most often a deep blue scrim,” he notes.

“George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker™ is a perfect example of the other ex­treme in the NYCB repertoire as it has an opulent production design, with lavish sets, and hundreds of costumes of all shapes, sizes and colors,” Daniels continues. “A decision to re-costume a ballet is an artistic decision made by the ballet’s choreographer. Sometimes costumes are remade, but not re­designed. In a ballet like George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker™, for ex­ample, the company still uses most of the original designs that Karinska created for the original 1954 production.”

Karinska’s designs for George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker™ “clear­ly merit being memorialized as they are an integral part of a work that has had an extraordinary im­pact on the dance world,” Daniels notes.  And who better to memorialize the costumes and capture the Balanchine NYCB vision than Rob­ert Tonner, who has done so much to elevate the quality of miniature couture?

On December 9, 2006, when NYCB and the School of American Ballet present their annual Nutcracker Family Benefit, TDC will be the proud sponsor. It was during the discussions about this sponsorship opportunity that the idea for the NYCB collection em­erged. The result: a three-year lic­ense enabling TDC to re­produce costumes from any of the ballets in the NYCB repertoire costumed by Madame Karinska.

“We are also allowed to do costumes outside the ballet-based costumes,” Ton­ner ex­plains. “They understand our need to develop a fuller line. We certainly will try to keep the flavor of the NYCB in all that we do, and what we do will be part of the NYCB collection.”

The production of this specialized collection has enabled Tonner to em­ploy the 16-inch fashion doll body he first created for Tyler Wentworth. In doing so, however, the body required some re-engineering to more accurately capture a ballerina’s style and grace. For the collection, Tonner opted for the small bust torso developed for the Memoirs of a Geisha collection and the bending wrist articulation developed for Tyler.

“We did have to develop new legs,” Tonner notes. “However, NYCB was with us every step of the way to assure we achieved the right look with the en pointe feet and the turned out leg. “I have always wanted to do a ballerina. I love ballet. The dancers are amazing and the stories and costumes are perfect for dolls,” Tonner declares. “Sometimes things just fall into place when they are supposed to. Until we were asked to sponsor the Nutcracker Family Benefit, we didn’t have a ballerina in the line. It was just good fortune we had the body ready for her when the opportunity came.”  For the first head sculpt of the NYCB collection, Tonner chose Emilie, the head sculpt used for the limited-edition character created for the 2006 Paris Fashion Doll Festival. (Emilie, however, was produced using the Tyler body and fashion foot, and, as such, remains unique.)

Joe Petrollese, TDC’s design director, visited NYCB at its Lincoln Center home and had a field day studying and photographing the costumes housed there for the details and inspiration necessary for their re-creation.

“Scale is always an issue in re-creating the collection in mini­ature,” Petrollese explains. “We tried to keep the construction and design as close to how the costumes are actually made. Until you see them up close, you cannot imagine how they are made. For in­stance, the layers of tulle are hand-stitched together to create an effect that’s as if the skirt is defying gravity.”
Petrollese also notes the decorative detail on some of the actual costumes can be quite large and out of scale in order for them to be seen from the stage. These had to be reduced to proper scale for the miniature reproductions. When collectors re­ceive the “Sugar Plum Fairy” pictured on DOLLS’ Holiday 2007 cover, they can admire the small “sugar plums” and “spun sugar” ribbons on the costume, details that a photograph could not fully capture.

In addition to her Land of Sweets costume, “Sugar Plum Fairy” will also be available in a romantic long pink tutu, a featured part of the FAO exclusive NYCB trunk set.George Balanchine’s The Nut­cracker™ will provide much opportunity for humor and delight as the costumes from the visit by Marie and her Nutcracker Prince to the Land of Sweets are reproduced. One can just imagine peppermint candy canes in their stripes of green, white and pink as they dance before the Prince and Prin­cess, marzipan shepherd­esses and other “sweet treats” to enchant and inspire.  For many of these, collectors will have to wait, however. But, hopefully in time to grace our holiday décor, Tonner and Petrollese have selected to reproduce the two costumes worn by the Sugar Plum Fairy in the ballet. The Sugar Plum Fairy in her pas de deux in the Land of Sweets wears the costume featured on the cover. The other is her romantic long pink tutu, which is a featured part of the FAO exclusive NYCB trunk set. Also available will be the “Dance of the Lady Doll,” which wears the costume appearing in the ballet during the Christmas Eve party. Two of Marie’s costumes are also reproduced: “Marie’s Special Gift,” which she is wearing when her godfather gives her the gift of the Nutcracker, and “Off to the Land of Sweets,” her sleep ensemble for the transition to the dream sequence. Other costumes in the NYCB collection—“L’Hiver,” “Spanish Rose” and “Swan Lake”— were designed by TDC and are not actual reproductions.

“I certainly would like to do more with the collection next year, and new characters are part of that plan,” Tonner notes. “By all means, a male dancer is needed.”  
Among the offerings for the 2007 collection will be a lovely “Coppelia,” as well as a rehearsal doll. The latter, wearing the NYCB T-shirt and jeans, will be the only fashion-footed doll in the NYCB collection. So, this holiday season, if you can’t make it to your nearest ballet theater production of The Nutcracker, check out the movie version by the same name. With Tonner’s “Sugar Plum Fairy” or “Dance of the Lady Doll” in hand, you will thrill to the rich movement of color across the stage as you dream about the next “must haves” for your collection.

Trackback(0)

TrackBack URI for this entry

Comments (1)

Subscribe to this comment's feed
...
how much is this doll.
Jalen , June 08, 2009 | url

Write comment

smaller | bigger

busy
 

Latest Articles from News & Notes

One World Doll Project, Tonner Doll Company merge to become Tonner One World

One World Holdings, Inc. and Tonner Doll Company, Inc., announced Dec. 3, 2015, that their Boards of Directors have approved a definitive agreement for One World Holdings' subsidiary, The One World Doll Project, to merge with Tonner Doll. The agreement was entered into Dec. 2. Following the closing of the merger, the combined business will change its name to Tonner One World.

Trackback(0)

TrackBack URI for this entry

Comments (1)

...
Very informative article. I am happy for Tonner Doll and hope that their new venture enables them to continue creating beautiful dolls.
Terri Gold , December 05, 2015 | url

Write comment

smaller | bigger

Read more...
2015 DOLLS Awards Industry's Choice winners announced

The 2015 DOLLS Awards of Excellence Industry’s Choice winners (DAEs, also called the Diamond Awards) were announced at the International Doll & Teddy Bear Show in Asheville, N.C., June 6. The Industry's Choice winners will go on to become the nominee's in the Public's Choice voting, set to begin in late June.

Without further ado, here are the winners of this year's Industry's Choice Diamond Awards!

Trackback(0)

TrackBack URI for this entry

Comments (0)

Write comment

smaller | bigger

Read more...
Jones Publishing Lifetime Achievement Award Winners

The Jones Publishing Lifetime Achievement Award is bestowed upon one recipient per year. This award was created in 2002 in conjunction with the 100th anniversary of the introduction of the teddy bear, with the first recipient being Steiff, a German-based plush toy company known for its high quality and prices.

The Lifetime Achievement recipient must be or have been involved in some aspect of the doll and/or teddy bear field for a minimum of 25 years. The recipient may be an individual, partnership, corporation, company, author, artist, marketer, historian or any other industry professional. Lifetime Achievement Award nominations may be made by previous recipients or members of the LAA committee.

To qualify as a nominee, entrants must meet the following criteria:

  • Been active in the doll or bear field a minimum of 25 years.
  • Maintained or increased the quality of reputation and product or service provided since inception.
  • Served the industry with integrity, honesty, reliability
  • Received a majority of the votes from previous recipients.

The Lifetime Achievement Award has been presented to the following individuals and companies since its inception:

2002 Steiff
2003 Hildegard Gunzel
2004 Alexander Doll Company
2005 R. John Wright
2006 Wendy Lawton
2007 Virginia Turner
2008 Toy Shoppe
2010 Helen Kish
2012 Maggie Iacono
2013 Heidi Plusczok
2014 Jack Johnston
2015 Kaye Wiggs

Trackback(0)

TrackBack URI for this entry

Comments (0)

Write comment

smaller | bigger

BLACKALL ASSOCIATES INC. 
ANNOUNCING Winner of the Summer Heat Photo Contest

August 8, 2014 - Blackall Associates Inc. is proud to announce the winner of its Summer Heat Photo Contest. The contest drew entries from around the world. Masterpiece Doll collectors sent in a special photo showing how their Masterpiece Dolls were enjoying the summer heat. 

Trackback(0)

TrackBack URI for this entry

Comments (2)

...
i have very old magazines need to sell them before something happens to them
margie , December 20, 2014
...
i really like all the barbie balack dress, can i ask question can i buy this, because its all out in the market now here in the philippines, can you help me please im a big fan of thiss dolls
mark christian paul l. carigma , December 16, 2014 | url

Write comment

smaller | bigger

Read more...
The Chicago Toy Show

You haven’t seen a toy show until you’ve seen this one. Six buildings! Over six hundred exhibitors! Exclusively toys and dolls and children’s playthings on display everywhere! This is the show everyone always says they intend to visit, and now is the time to do just that. Collectors say the Chicago Toy Show really is the largest in the entire world. They are correct. Collectors say they find toys at this show that are never seen anywhere else. Correct again.

Trackback(0)

TrackBack URI for this entry

Comments (0)

Write comment

smaller | bigger

Read more...