About the Show

What do we do when the memory of who we used to be overshadows who we have become? Blending dance and text, disremember follows one couple as they move in and out of these memories, both destructive and nostalgic.

disremember was written by Shannon McPhee and the direction and choreography are a collaboration between McPhee and Joshua R. Pyne.

About the Artists

Shannon McPhee is an actor and dancer based in Brooklyn, NY.  She holds a BA in Theatre Performance from Western Michigan University and an MFA in Theatre Arts from Towson University.

Her work has been seen in New York City at Dixon Place, Mabou Mines ToRoNaDa Space, P.S. 122, and The Manhattan Repertory Theater; The Charlestown Working Theater in Boston; and various theaters in Maryland and Michigan.  Her performance work with One Hour, Eighteen Minutes, has been seen at the Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars in Washington, D.C.   As a member of Kibism Dance Company, she toured the East Coast performing at venues including DancePlace, Questfest, and the Baltimore Theatre Project.

Joshua R. Pyne holds a BA in Theatre Performance from Western Michigan University.  Recent NYC theatre credits include the foppish Lovis Bevil in Dot The Connective’s rock opera Love in a Tub at the New York Fringe Festival and the lead role in the Manhattan Repertory Theatre’s co-production of The Hunting of the Snark.

Josh is a proud member of the Lower East Side-based Live-in Theater troupe. He has recently joined – lending his talents as a bassist/vocalist – the Bushwick-based klezpunk band, Bad Credit No Credit. Josh is an ardent student of language acquisition (notably German, Yiddish, Spanish, and Mandarin), and has recently taken up home-brewing in his spare time. Prior to his relocation to Brooklyn, Josh worked with many Michigan filmmakers – Collective Development, Inc., Cameo Multimedia, and Equinox Productions – in addition to many years acting at Michigan regional theaters.


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