Benson Theatre ( is excited to announce the next installment of their series of free classes for adults 55 and over, improv! Interested in expanding how to think quickly on your feet or from your seat? Then this class is for you! “Improvisation for 55 and Over” is a six-week class that is dedicated to individuals who are in their prime and who are also interested in exploring improvisational acting.

The classes will be held on Wednesdays from January 4 to February 8 from 10:30 a.m. to noon at Benson Theatre, 6045 Maple St. in Omaha. The instructor for this class is Steve Hydeen. Steve is the Acting Academy Program Director at the 402 Arts Collective. For more information about this class, email Moira at

No prior experience is needed to join this class. Benson Theatre invites you to bring your willingness to learn, your desire to participate, and your life experiences to enrich the stories you create.

The Benson Theatre serves the missions of organizations who wish to positively impact the community, along with all who wish to be a part of the educational and creative experiences that happen within the theatre’s walls. They recognize the need for programming for kids, for older adults, and for those with specific needs. Contact them at (402) 991-4333 for rental fees and details about technology features, collaborations, and assembly. For more information, go to