paris fall 2011

I spent the fall of 2011 composing my Psyche opera as an artist-in-residence at Cité Internationale des Arts. I chronicled my experience through video blogging. 

November 27, 2011



Crimsonsiren1 2011

Welcome home! It has been wonderful and inspiring to hear about all of your experiences! Let's get together soon! Xoxo, Tiffany

Maria 2011

Welcome back,Cindy.What an exciting trip.I enjoyed following your journey ,and look forwa...

November 8, 2011

A little tour of my studio


Nath Vuissoz 2011

Thanks for the visit ! It's a really, really, really little studio !How are you doing ? Did you have time to learn some French ? How long are you still staying in Paris... I wanted maybe to find ou...

October 28, 2011

My hair is too short


Maria-elisebeth  2011

you look beautiful! :>)

cindyshapiro 2011

Thank you! :)

Gigi 2011

your hair looks fab ;)

cindyshapiro 2011

Thanks, Gigi! xoxo

Audrey 2011

I am sure your hair will grow on you and you will love it. I cut h...

October 20, 2011



Davidkates 2011

Awesome, Cin. Sending good thoughts, and so glad it's going well.

J_tichauer 2011

Wow! One wouldn't think of a place in Paris called O'Sullivans...but why not? Break a leg! I know that you'll be sensational.

Crimsonsiren1 2011

Wow! A...

October 11, 2011

Wallpaper, Magical Garments, Act I

Here's an example of a Chalayan fashion show: 

Also, watch this one till the end. Astonishing! 

Here is a little bit of the decorative art that I saw at  Les Arts Décoratifs:


Linda willis 2011


We are en...

October 7, 2011

Shop window in Paris

This was a Friday afternoon on Rue de Rivoli at the MAC store. The woman you see here is wearing underwear, and nothing else, as two men paint her. 

October 1, 2011

Cocteau, Woodland Creatures, Love


Pete Parkin 2011

Good to see something that isn't that wonderful that inspires you towards your concept. Funny how seeing a set when you walk into a theatre can really tweak your expectations one way or another. And...

September 29, 2011

Fever, Psyche, Art


Lkates 2011

Even sick you look more beautiful in Paris than ever!!
Shana tova....Can't wait to hear about your Rosh Hashana in Paris.
Love what you are doing with Psyche and the ballet and the Louvre.
All the best,

Erica Loomis...

September 22, 2011

Dead room, cognac, work work work


Bonnie Shannon 2011

You look and sound great. I'm glad that you are enjoying every aspect of your time in Paris.

Love, Mom

Maria Wilder 2011

Thank you so much for including me in your blog! I have enjoyed listeni...

September 18, 2011

Water lilies, restaurants, human contact...


Pete Parkin 2011

Sounds like a great experience. Being in Paris AND being productive and creative!!

cindyshapiro 2011

So far so good... I SO appreciate your support, Pete!

Erica Loomis Frazier 2011

I love you!...

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