Stage & Dance

Summerfest stage takes shape in Lexington's Arboretum

Daniel Perez, the technical director and scenic designer, guided a set of steps onto a second level as he helped construct the stage for Summerfest in the Arboretum on Alumni Dr. in Lexington, Ky., Tuesday, June 11, 2013. This year, the Kentucky Conservatory Theatre Summerfest series will present two productions- Peter Pan will be presented July 5 - 7 and July 10 - 14, and A Chorus Line will be presented July 24 - 28 and July 31 - August 4 in the outdoor setting.  It began about twenty-eight years ago as The Lexington Shakespeare Festival, and in 2007, under a new Board of Directors and staff, became Summerfest. Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff
Daniel Perez, the technical director and scenic designer, guided a set of steps onto a second level as he helped construct the stage for Summerfest in the Arboretum on Alumni Dr. in Lexington, Ky., Tuesday, June 11, 2013. This year, the Kentucky Conservatory Theatre Summerfest series will present two productions- Peter Pan will be presented July 5 - 7 and July 10 - 14, and A Chorus Line will be presented July 24 - 28 and July 31 - August 4 in the outdoor setting. It began about twenty-eight years ago as The Lexington Shakespeare Festival, and in 2007, under a new Board of Directors and staff, became Summerfest. Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff Herald-Leader

A crew worked on the stage Tuesday for this year's Summerfest production in the Arboretum on Alumni Drive.

Daniel Perez, the technical director and scenic designer, was among those putting together the set for the Kentucky Conservatory Theatre Summerfest series, which will present two productions. Peter Pan will run from July 5-7 and July 10-14 while A Chorus Line will be presented July 24-28 and July 31-Aug. 4 in the outdoor setting.

The annual performances began about 28 years ago as the Lexington Shakespeare Festival, and in 2007, under a new board of directors and staff, became Summerfest.

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