Guide

Technical Overview of the Facility

Name: Akiyoshidai International Art Village (AIAV)

Location: 50 Akiyoshi, Shuho-cho, Mine-city, Yamaguchi

Inaugurated: August 25, 1998

Premises: 320,000m2

Building area:

  •   Main Building 2,882 m2
  •   Accommodation Building 1,475 m2

Total floor area:

  •   Main Building 5,164 m2
  •   Accommodation Building 2,594 m2

Structure:

  •   Main Building Reinforced concrete; partially steel-framed
  •   Village Housing Reinforced concrete

Floors:

  •   Main Building 1 underground floor, 3 floors above ground
  •   Village Housing 1 underground floor, 2 floors above ground

Parking: 250 spaces (including emergency parking spaces)

Main Building

1. Hall  482 m2

The three-stories hall. The platform and seats on the second and third floors may be used as audience seats, but also as a stage. It is designed to be flexible in the usage of space.

1) Number of seats

Approximately 300 (all seats are movable except for certain areas) standing room are not available

2) Stage

  • Open stage
  • Width  6.3 m – 14.4m (movable stage)
  • Depth  6.3 m
  • Height  12.6m

3) Stage facility

Abutment 4; Prop abutment 1; Baton 9

4) Reverberation time

Approximately 2 seconds (when seat hall is empty)

2. Rehearsal/Study Room (3 rooms)

1) Rehearsal/Study Room 1  94 m2

    a) The number of seats;

  •    30 (when using of chairs)
  •    24 (when using of chairs and desks)

    b) flooring, mirror, and training bar are provided for dance rehearsals

2) Rehearsal/Study Room 2  162 m2

    a) The number of seats;

  •    70 (when using of chairs)
  •    36 (when using of chairs and desks)

    b) may be used as the amphitheater stage by opening exterior doors

3) Rehearsal/Study 3  94 m2

 a) The number of seats;

  •    30 (when using of chairs)
  •    24 (when using of chairs and desks)
3. Studio (7 rooms) 20 m2 – 49 m2

May be used for individual rehearsal, ensemble rehearsals, or as an atelier; equipped with an upright piano

4. Gallery  267 m2

Ideal as an exhibition space

5. Courtyard (outdoor) 739 m2

A square stage near the pond is suited for ensembles and dance performances. By opening hall and cafe doors, the courtyard may be used as an extension of these facilities.

  1.  Stage Rectangular; 5.4m x 9.6m
  2. Seating capacity Approximately 300 (tiered seats)
6. Outdoor stage (amphitheater)

When using Rehearsal/Study Room 2 as a performance stage area, the audience can be seated in the fan-shaped grass slope

  1. Stage Rehearsal/Study Room 2
      (Please refer to the instructions under Rehearsal/Study Room 2)
  2. Seating capacity Fan-shaped grass slope accommodates approximately 600 people
7. Dressing rooms and other facilities
  • a) Large dressing room 1: 55 m2 (with lockers)
  • b) Small dressing room 2: 30 m2 (with shower and rest room facilities)
8. Relaxing space

Is opening for everyone (there are vending machines)

9. Furnishings and equipment

1) Stage equipment

  •     Sheeting for ballet
  •     An elevated Platform
  •     Conductor’s platform
  •     Conductor’s music stand
  •     Music stand
  •     Music lamps
  •     Chairs for musicians
  •     Contrabass player’s chair

2) Sound equipment

  •     Concert hall PA system (fixed)
  •     Stage speaker
  •     Stage monitor speaker
  •     Movable speaker
  •     Effector
  •     Cassette tape deck
  •     CD player
  •     CD recorder
  •     DAT deck
  •     MD recorder
  •     Three-point hanging microphone system
  •     Microphones
  •     Wire-less microphones
  •     Recording equipment
  •     Powered mixer
  •     CD double cassette

3) Lighting equipment

  •     Light adjustment board
  •     Remote-control spot lighting
  •     Spotlight (500W)
  •     Spotlight (1KW)
  •     Remote-control spotlight (1.5KW)
  •     Follow spotlight
  •     Lower horizontal light
  •     Color filters

4) Instruments

  •     Grand piano (Steinway D-274, Yamaha S-6, Yamaha C-5; the Steinway and Yamaha S-6 is for hall use; Yamaha C-5 is for Rehearsal/Study Room use)
  •     Upright piano (seven pianos; for studio use)
  •     Timpani (20″, 23″, 28″, 29″, 32″)
  •     Concert bass drum (32″ x 20″)
  •     Drum set
  •     Marimba (register: A25 – F81, 4 8/12 octaves, 57 keys)
  •     Vibraphone (register: F33 – F69, 3 octaves)
  •     Xylophone (register F45 – C88, 3 1/2 octaves)
  •     Tubular bell (C52G71, 1 1/2 octaves, 20 tones)
  •     Conga
  •     Glockenspiel (register G59 – C88, 2 1/2 octaves, 30 tones)
  •     Tom-tom (6″ x 5 1/2″, 8″ x 5 1/2″, 10″ x 6″, 12″ x 8″, 13″ x 9, 14″ x 10″, 15″ x 12″, 16″ x 14″)
  •     Cymbal (20″), cymbal (18″)
  •     Gong (40″), Cello, contrabass

5) Others

  • Digital camera, Single-lens reflex camera, Digital video recorder (set)
  • Video camera, Digital video camera, Video editing machine
  • Video printer, Easel, OHP machine (set), Electric drill, Chainsaw, Electric sander
  • Disc grinder, Stand for metalwork and woodwork, Vise, Bicycles, Exhibition panels

Accommodation Building

1. Rooms

The AIAV guest rooms are available for stay. 36 rooms can accommodate up to a maximum of 100 people.

  1. 8 Western-style rooms that can each accommodate two persons.
  2. 28 Japanese-style rooms that can each accommodate three persons each.
  3. Each room has telephone and television. Bathrooms and toilets are common use, with certain exceptions. (You can buy towels and soaps are sold at reception desk.)

2. Darkroom 10 m2

Film developing equipment is available.

3. Salon

Provided as a common space for guests. Video monitor, audio equipment, and listening rooms are available.

4. Lounge

Electromagnetic cooking utensils, tableware and vending machines are available.

5. Restaurant “Largo”

The restaurant seating 100.

6. Parking

Accommodates approximately 250 vehicles (including emergency parking spaces)