Dale designed the Malthouse Victorian Opera production of The Riders and The Production Company’s La Cage aux Folles and Pirates of Penzance. Most recent work for Melbourne Theatre Company includes; The Speechmaker, The Crucible, Top Girls, Summer of the Seventeenth Doll, , Life Without Me, God of Carnage, The Sapphires and August: Osage Country which received the Helpmann Award for Best Set Design. For Malthouse; Night on Bald Mountain, Dance of Death, Exit the King, Woman Bomb, Rapture and Nightfall. For Sydney Theatre Company; Les Liaison Dangereuses, The Convicts Opera including UK Tour, Summer Rain, Howard Katz and A Cheery Soul. For Bell Shakespeare; King Lear.
Dale designed the production of The Judas Kiss originating at Belvoir, starring Rupert Everett at the Hampstead Theatre and later on the West End. Other work at Belvoir; Brothers Wreck, Neighbourhood Watch, The Seagull, Measure for measure, The Power of Yes, and Antigone. For Daniel Schlusser Ensemble; Menagerie.
Recent opera work; The Riders for Victorian Opera/Malthouse, Otello for Cape Town Opera, A Midsummer Night’s Dream for Houston and Chicago Opera, Ariadne of Naxos for Welsh National Opera and Canadian Opera, The Marriage of Figaro and Eugene Onegin for Opera Australia. Musical theatre; An Officer and a Gentleman (GFO) The Rocky Horror Picture Show (Dainty) The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee and The Drowsy Chaperone (MTC).
Dale received Tony and Drama Desk nominations when Exit the King transferred to Broadway in 2009.