SAMKOMUHÚSIÐ

Elegance and sophistication in Samkomuhúsið 

Samkomuhúsið is one of the most elegant theater houses in the country, built in the turn of the 20th century. It sits prominantly at Barðsnef and is one of Akureyri´s most treasured landmarks. It reflects both a remarkable and historic time, over a century ago, of excellence in Icelandic theater which continues to this day.

The hall seats 210 people, fixed to a sloping floor with balconies designed around a traditional theater setting. The acoustics in Samkomuhúsið are renowned and the stage is adjustable suiting the needs of different events. Samkomuhúsið is equipped with backstage facilities, 5 dressing rooms, a green room and facilities for hair and make-up. The stage is 100 square meters.

Samkomuhúsið is equipped with a state-of-the-art acoustical system suitable for both electronic and acoustic music.

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