Orbit (Film Short 3:30)

Original Performance on April 29, 1990

1990 – Orbit, an intriguing duet danced by Tim Harling and Eddie Taketa, filmed during the early period framed by the HIV and AIDS crisis.  The film is an excerpt from the evening-length stage work, Obsession.  Love of men for each other is the opening segment in the dance.  This duet is a very short version of a longer dance in the stage work:  http://vimeo.com/8054192.

Orbit was selected for showing:  IMZ Dance Screen, Frankfurt, Germany (1992); Women Make Movies VIII, Kennedy Center, Washington, DC (1993); Women in Film Film / Festival, Kennedy Center, Washington, DC (1990); DC 1990 Rosebud Film Festival. Orbit was shown at Artisphere, October 21, 2011 as part of DANCE:FILMS, Portraits on Screen; DanzLenz, New Delhi, India; and other showings and festivals.

What the press is saying

"The dynamic between two dancers is beautifully captured by a camera that weaves around their bodies. A brief and sensuous video about movement and imagery." Washington Showcase

Artists and Collaborators
Original Music
Technical Director/Editor
Light Design
Other Performances
  • IMZ Dance Screen (map) on January 1, 1970