Playing Chicken

The chicken is crucial. Any one of the dozen-some-odd kids who attend Erin Bylund’s free drama camp can tell you that. For most of the last decade, Bylund has worked with neighborhood kids (including her four children) to write, act in, and film plays. What started as a standby chicken costume for the golden-egg-laying goose in their retelling of Jack and the Beanstalk has become a staple in their (mostly zany) productions.  “I love the idea of just gladdening the spot where you are,” Bylund says.

Read Bylund’s full story at BYU Magazine.

Full Name: 
Erin Neil Bylund
Grad Year: 
BM 2000
College: 
Fine Arts and Communications
Major: 
Elementary Education
Author: 
BYU Magazine
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