Quest Courses – Spring 2023 / Performing Arts

The courses listed below, in the general area of visual and performing arts, are currently offered at Quest.

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Coordinators: Howard Salik, Marian Friedmann, Bobbie Gold, Vince Grosso

Get ready to explore some of the very best movies of all time. Whether you’re a highly cine-literate film enthusiast or a casual fan, these are the movies everyone should see at least once, or maybe more.


Coordinators: Roy Clary, Wayne Cotter, Frieda Lipp

Important American and European plays are presented. Each session begins with a brief biography of the playwright followed by a “staged reading” of the play.


Coordinators: Roy Clary, Jim Brook, Ellie Schaffer

The class will read aloud and discuss the Taming of the Shrew. Despite the fact that attitudes toward women and gender roles have changed considerably since the play was written in the early-1590s, it remains one of the author’s most popular comedies.