Neeme Kuningas has staged over one hundred productions in the field of opera, operetta and musicals. In 1994-2010 he was the chief stage director at the Estonian National Opera. He has graduated from the Estonian Music Academy as a singer and the Russian Academy of Theatre Arts (GITIS) in Moscow as a Stage Director of opera under the guidance of Professors G. Ansimov, Y.Akulov and B. Pokrovsky.
Neeme Kuningas is an in-demand stage director who has worked regularly with the theatres in Russia, China, France, Belarus, the Baltic and the Scandinavian countries. His productions have been shown in Germany, Russia, Hungary, Sweden, Finland and Turkey. Neeme Kuningas has great experience teaching singing actors for opera and musical and is a perfect mentor for young opera directors.
Neeme Kuningas started from 2016 December as the Chief Producer of Krasnoyarsk State Opera and Ballet Theatre (Russia).