Edit Kaldor was born in Budapest. At the age of 13 she immigrated with her mother to the United States, where she lived for ten years. She studied literature and drama at Columbia University in New York and at University College, London.`Between 1993 and 2000 she worked with Peter Halasz (Squat theater/Love theater, New York) as dramaturge and video-maker on numerous theatre performances.
After enrolling at DasArts, she started making her own theatre pieces, which have since then received international acclaim. Currently she lives and works in Amsterdam and Brussels, and makes theatre performances that tend to integrate the use of digital media, like Or Press Escape (2002), New Game (2004), Drama (2005), Point Blank (2007). In the past years her work has toured extensively in Europe and beyond.