Donyale Werle is a set designer and sustainable design advocate in Brooklyn, NY. Broadway credits include Peter & the Starcatcher (2012 Tony Award), Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson (2011 Tony nomination), In Transit, Allegiance. Off-Broadway credits include The Robber Bridegroom (Roundabout), Daphne’s Dive (Signature), The Legend of Georgia McBride (MCC), Really Rosie, Assassins, The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin, Runaways, God Bless You Mr. Goldwater, The New Brain, Little Shop of Horrors, The Wild Party, Tick, Tick, Boom!, Faust, Pump Boys & the Dinettes (Encores Off-Center, City Center), Brooklynite, Too Much Sun, The North Pool (Vineyard), The Explorer’s Club (MTC), Broke-olgy (Lincoln Center).
Regional theater credits include Romy & Michele's High School Reunion (5th Avenue Theatre), Trevor (Writer's Theater), Miss You Like Hell (La Jolla Playhouse), Because of Winn Dixie (Alabama Shakespeare Festival), The Geffen, Hartford Stage, Papermill Playhouse, Denver Center, The Old Globe, Two River Theater. Awards include a Tony, Obie, Lucille Lortel, Hewes Design Award and an Outer Critic’s Circle & Drama Desk nominations.
Affiliations include Co-chair of the Pre/Post Production Committee for the Broadway Green Alliance, Wingspace Theatrical Design Collective, Broadway & Off-Broadway Committees for USA Local 829 and a curator for the US National Exhibit at the 2019 Prague Quadrennial. Donyale speaks internationally on sustainable design practices for theater.