Trained visual artist from Billedskolen in Copenhagen. Nicolai Vemming was producer at The Danish National School of Theatre and Contemporary Dance in Copenhagen 1989–93. In 1993 he became deputy manager and from 1998 artistic and managing director of Malmö City Theatre, Sweden. In 2001 Vemming was appointed deputy artistic director at The Royal Danish Theatre in Copenhagen and from 2004 to 2009 head of International Department. Vemming is since October 2009 managing director of Unlimited Performing Arts.