You must treat female artists with respect Print Email Email to a friend Your email Your name Friend's email Friend's name Verification Please prove your humanity Go on prove it :) Close Related Articles Review: The Gruffalo's Child, Athenaeum Theatre The set design for The Gruffalo's Child is very simple but effective. There’s also lots of participation required from the kids including calling out, singing and dancing. Review: Sydney Dance Company’s PPY18 Revealed In 2018 we see Sydney Dance Company’s 23 graduates in this thrilling programme, which was an exciting mix of five short works. British Council’s ambitious stride forward through inclusivity A year in as Country Director, ArtsHub speaks with British Council’s Helen Salmon about this year’s wins, and a more understanding future through greater cultural collaboration in 2019. What happens when a small community loses its arts coverage? The decision by Hobart's The Mercury to axe all theatre, dance, and music criticism in its pages has alarmed the city's arts sector. (Premium content) Premium content Stephanie Eslake Friday 16 March, 2018 An open letter to the classical and orchestral sectors about the mistreatment of female artists. This content is only available to members of ArtsHub Join Now for instant access! A subscription to ArtsHub will enable you to: Access the most comprehensive jobs board for the arts sector, with hundreds of positions posted weekly Keep up to date with the latest industry news Access thousands of members-only features, articles and guides Be in the know with upcoming events and exhibitions added daily Learn how and where to get grants, with the most extensive grant finder ... and much, much more. Join Now and join the Australian arts community today Photo by Zach Doty on Unsplash Member login Email address Password Forgot password? About the author Stephanie Eslake is a Hobart journalist who writes arts criticism for national publications, one of which is Limelight Magazine. In 2017, she was named Hobart’s Young Citizen of the Year, and won the inaugural Kill Your Darlings New Critic Award. In 2018, she won the Tasmanian Young Achiever of the Year Award (Arts). The former writer for the Mercury’s long-defunct Saturday Magazine and Style arts section now works in higher education as a tutor and course writer. She also volunteers her time to run Australia’s classical music publication CutCommon as its founding editor. CutCommon was named one of the top 10 classical music projects in the world when it was shortlisted for the Classical:NEXT 2017 Innovation Award.