Seabury Hall, `A`ali`ikūhonua Creative Arts Center

Makawao, Hawaii, USA

This 10,500 square foot facility is made largely of pre-engineered materials, but maintains a pronounced warmth and flexibility. The arts center features an open floor plan and creates a strong connection between indoor and outdoor spaces.  Blending naturally into the surrounding environment and overlooking the ocean, the facility features a flexible dance and drama theatre that can be arranged in multiple configurations. The 400-seat theatre features retractable seating risers, high-tech lighting and sound systems, and a tension wire grid that runs the length of the auditorium. With its flexibility, the venue can handle many different performance types and easily doubles as multipurpose assembly and event space. The arts center also features a sunlit dance studio with a sprung floor, surrounded by glass windows, as well as a lobby, exhibit space, scene shop, and other support spaces.

Seabury Hall, `A`ali`ikuhonua Creative Arts Center
Credit: Matthew Millman Photography
Credit: Matthew Millman Photography
Credit: Matthew Millman Photography
Owner

Seabury Hall

Architect

Flansburgh Architects | Riecke Sunnland Kono Architects

Users

Seabury Hall

Seat count

400

Construction type

New construction

Theatre type

Educational, Dance theatre, Drama theatre

Services

Concept design, theatre planning, and theatre equipment design and specification

Completion

2012

Venue website

seaburyhall.org

Credit: Matthew Millman Photography
Credit: Matthew Millman Photography
Seabury Hall, `A`ali`ikuhonua Creative Arts Center
Credit: Matthew Millman Photography

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