Chris Clement McNee is an Australian based Director of theatre and opera.
He has worked in Australia, the United Kingdom and done outreach work in Papua New Guinea.
Chris is the founder and served as Artistic Director of Brisbane City Opera from 2017-2019.
Chris has a passion for providing intimate, unexpected and unique operatic experiences.
His work places an emphasis on stripping operas back to their most basic components and staging them in intimate and unusual venues. This process allows audiences to engage with opera up close and it lets artist communicate authentically and truthfully.
As a Director and Assistant Director he has had professional engagements with British Youth Opera, the Queensland Conservatorium and Sound Thinking Australia.
He worked as Producer and Project Coordinator for the Lisa Gasteen National Opera School’s 2019 Program.
After a severally disrupted 2020 he directed the bold online project http://www.quarantine-cosi.com.