Lectures For Seniors!


Hudak On Hollywood is thrilled to offer a wide variety of lecturers and topics to Cleveland communities. Lecturers are thoroughly vetted and come highly recommended by activities professionals. Most lectures are audiovisual and one hour. Rates vary and are negotiable.

Topics include: Classic Films, Art History.

Hundreds of audiences across the country have enjoyed our humorous and informative talks. Please e-mail dan@hudakonhollywood.com or schedule a call to discuss bringing a lecture to your community.

Dan Hudak

Dan Hudak

Owner / Film Lecturer

Expertise: Classic Films

Available for in-person lectures in: All Markets

Available via Zoom? Yes

To book Dan, e-mail: dan@hudakonhollywood.com

A lifelong film lover, Dan Hudak has worked extensively as a film critic in print, radio and television. He has provided film reviews and commentary for WPLG-TV (ABC) Miami-Ft. Lauderdale, ABCNews.com, the Baltimore Sun, Chicago Tribune, Christian Science Monitor, CNN.com, indieWIRE.com, New Orleans Times-Picayune, Newsday, Orlando Sentinel, San Francisco Examiner and the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.

He is the owner of Hudak On Hollywood, Inc., and his popular "Hudak On Hollywood" lectures are given throughout the United States. He is the former chairman of the Florida Film Critics Circle and a member of the Southeastern Film Critics Association. He studied Film History and Criticism at Bard College and the University of Miami, where he received his M.A. in Film Studies. To give Dan a piece of your mind, e-mail him at dan@hudakonhollywood.com.

Carol Salus

Carol Salus

Art History Lecturer

Expertise: Art History

Available for in-person lectures in: Cleveland

Available via Zoom? Yes

To book Carol, e-mail: dan@hudakonhollywood.com

Carol Salus is Professor Emerita at Kent State University where she taught for thirty years. She focused on American and European twentieth-century art. Her book Picasso and Celestina: The Artist’s Vision of the Procuress is a study of Picasso’s fascination with the notorious and comical madam in the Spanish novel La Celestina, which was banned by the Inquisition. She co-edited the book Out of Context: American Artists Abroad, an anthology of writings on ten American artists who sought better lives and careers overseas, and she wrote 21 articles in academic journals on topics including Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, Andy Warhol, Frank Stella, Roy Lichtenstein, and Miriam Schapiro.

An experienced public speaker at conferences in the U.S., Germany and Israel, she holds a Ph.D. from The Ohio State University, an MA from the University of Cincinnati, and MS from Syracuse University, and a BA from Carnegie-Mellon University.

Are you ready to bring Hudak On Hollywood to your community?

Please e-mail dan@hudakonhollywood.com for additional information. We look forward to hearing from you!