SAMKOMUHÚSIÐ

Elegance and sophistication in Samkomuhúsið 

Samkomuhúsið is one of the most elegant houses in the country, from the turn of the 20th century.  It is very becoming in the town, located at Barðsnef and is one of Akureyri´s landmarks, a tall, elegant building. The house is the place of a remarkable time in Iceland´s theatre history with a continuous acting scene for a century.

The hall seats 210 people, fixed to a sloping floor and balconies with a traditional theatre setting. The acoustics in Samkomuhúsið is renowned and the stage is adjustable to the characteristics and scope of different events. Samkomuhúsið is equipped with good backstage facilities, for example 5 dressing rooms, a green room and facilities for hair and make-up. The stage is 100 m2.

Samkomuhúsið is equipped with state-of-the-art acoustical system and is suitable for both electrical music and unplugged music.

Samkomuhúsið is equipped with state-of-the-art lighting equipment, fog machine, projector and silver screen. The stage is equipped with a spar system, stage curtains and other equipment available for users of the house.