Steve Dow
is a Melbourne-born, Sydney-based arts writer.

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News May 21, 2016

Arts companies hit hard by Australia Council funding cuts

The Australia Council’s latest funding cuts have further devastated arts companies.

Culture May 14, 2016

Rake actor Richard Roxburgh’s adult themes

While there might once have been similarities between Rake's Richard Roxburgh and his dissolute character Cleaver Greene, family has grounded the actor.

Culture April 30, 2016

Playwright Young Jean Lee on Straight White Men

Korean-American playwright Young Jean Lee has the world’s most privileged social class firmly in her sights.

Culture February 20, 2016

New Malthouse artistic director Matthew Lutton

Malthouse's new artistic director Matthew Lutton again embraces his dark side, bringing Picnic at Hanging Rock to the stage.

Culture January 23, 2016

Arcadia actor Ryan Corr puts personal drama behind him

Holding the Man star Ryan Corr is following his success on the big screen with a turn on the stage.

Culture November 07, 2015

Human Nietzsche: Sarah Blasko on her new album, ’Eternal Return’

Musician Sarah Blasko is back with a new album – sunnier than before and focused on love.

Culture October 31, 2015

Crimson Peak’s Mia Wasikowska in sharp focus

Actress Mia Wasikowska, star of Crimson Peak, grew up in the gaze of a camera lens, in a family of photographers.

Culture October 24, 2015

Kate Mulvany plays on

Actress and playwright Kate Mulvany survived a rare childhood cancer resulting from her conscripted father’s exposure to Agent Orange.

Culture October 10, 2015

Jocelyn Moorhouse and ’The Dressmaker’

Acclaimed director Jocelyn Moorhouse returned from the US because family was more important than the Hollywood machine.