Steve Dow

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



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Ben Quilty: the art of unease

Culture

Ahead of a major survey at the Art Gallery of SA, the artist talks about the anxiety that informs his work

Image from ‘The Magic Flute’

Barrie Kosky’s reimagined ‘The Magic Flute’ heads for Australia

Culture

The director on why his film-inspired production almost didn’t happen

Image of Jacqui Stockdale’s ‘Historia’

Ned Kelly as you’ve never seen him before

Culture

Composer Luke Styles on his opera that casts the bushranger in a new light

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The lady vanishes: ‘The Beehive’ at Sydney Festival

Culture

Zanny Begg and Philippa Bateman on their enigmatic film that explores the unsolved disappearance of Juanita Nielsen

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Performing philosophy: ‘La Passion de Simone’ at the Sydney Festival

Culture

The creatives behind this Sydney Chamber Opera production on the extreme empathy of Simone Weil

Geoff Sobelle is making a house a ‘Home’ at Sydney Festival

Culture

The creator of this participatory performance is keen for the audience to add their own stories

Image of Teatro alla Scala’s Frederic Olivieri, Nicoletta Manni and Timofej Adrijashenko

Teatro alla Scala Ballet Company is bringing light and shade to Australia

Culture

A conversation with members of the Italian company ahead of their tour to Brisbane

Image from BADFAITH Collective’s ‘Exquisite Corpse’

‘Exquisite Corpse’: reinventing a parlour game in immersive VR

Culture

BADFAITH Collective build a Surrealist body at the Melbourne International Film Festival

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The mesmerising ‘Dark Emu’

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Bangarra’s latest production explores Aboriginal Australians’ sophisticated farming practices

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