Em Swenson strives to reveal the pieces of herself and humanity that are often overlooked or ignored. Em's plays expose the people behind the labels given by society. Em is inspired by those living unashamed of who they are and what they do. Em is a graduate of Stephens College and has worked in various parts of the theater world including at the venerable Unicorn Theater in Kansas City and the Warehouse Theater Company in Columbia, Missouri. Em's work has primarily been seen in the Midwest including The Kansas City Fringe Festival.