Chair of the Theatre Department at Hunter College
Degrees/Diplomas: D.F.A. Yale University.
Campus Affiliation: Hunter College
Professor Kalb is Chair of the Theatre Department at Hunter College and editor of HotReview.org, the Hunter On-Line Theater Review. Major publications include: Beckett in Performance (Cambridge University Press, 1989); Free Admissions: Collected Theatre Writings (Limelight Editions, 1993); The Theatre of Heiner Müller (Cambridge University Press, 1998); and Play by Play: Theater Essays and Reviews, 1993-2002 (Limelight Editions, 2003). He has also written numerous articles in The New York Times, Salmagundi, Modern Drama, Performing Arts Journal, New German Critique, The Threepenny Review, The Michigan Quarterly, Theatre heute, Theatre Three, Theater, Theatre Forum and many other journals and books. A winner of the George Jean Nathan Award for Dramatic Criticism, he was the theatre critic for New York Press from 1997-2001 and a theatre critic for the Village Voice from 1987-1997. Research and teaching specializations: Modern Drama and Theatre; Avant-Garde Theatre; German Theatre and Drama; Samuel Beckett; Heiner Müller; critical writing; dramaturgy; translation.